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Should you jailbreak your iPhone?

Simple and reliable, Apple iPhones are believed to be some of the most secure mobile devices available. Apple security comes down to one factor – very tight control of the operating system and hardware. To better protect users, Apple iPhones and iPads can only install apps from the official App Store. Every app is checked by Apple’s security experts to verif
Publish At:2020-06-29 05:24 | Read:349 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Security Tips Apple iPhone jailbreak security

Apple fixes CVE-2020-9859 zero-day used in recent Unc0ver jailbreak

This week Apple released security patches to address the CVE-2020-9859 zero-day vulnerability that had been used to jailbreak iPhones devices. Apple released security patches to address the CVE-2020-9859 zero-day vulnerability in the iOS kernel that had been used to jailbreak iPhones. The flaw was discovered by a team of cyber-security researchers and
Publish At:2020-06-02 14:16 | Read:352 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Mobile Security Apple CVE-2020-9859 in

New iPhone jailbreak released

byPaul DucklinApple’s latest iOS versions have only been out for a week.The updates are new enough that Apple’s own Security updates page still lists [2020-05-26T14:00Z] the security holes that were fixed in iOS 13.5 and iOS 12.4.7 as “details available soon”.But there’s a jailbreak available already for iOS 13.5, released by th
Publish At:2020-05-26 12:55 | Read:454 | Comments:0 | Tags:Apple iOS DMCA Exploit ios iPhone jailbreak right to repair

Unc0ver is the first jailbreak that works on all recent iOS versions since 2014

A team of hackers and cyber-security researchers have released a new jailbreak package dubbed Unc0ver for iOS devices. A team of cyber-security researchers and hackers have released a new jailbreak package dubbed Unc0ver (from the name of the team that devised it) that works on all recent iOS versions.devices, even those running the current iOS 13.5 relea
Publish At:2020-05-24 12:15 | Read:316 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Mobile Security hacking news informati

Introducing iVerify, the security toolkit for iPhone users

“If privacy matters, it should matter to the phone your life is on.” So says Apple in their recent ads about Privacy on the iPhone and controlling the data you share—but many of the security features they highlight are opt-in, and users often don’t know when or how to activate them. But hey… we got your back! Today, Trail of Bits launched i
Publish At:2019-11-14 15:25 | Read:1358 | Comments:0 | Tags:Apple Education Exploits Guides iVerify Press Release Privac

Zimperium Analysis of checkm8

Can you explain what checkm8 is?  On Friday, September 27th 2019, a security researcher known as @axi0mX publicly disclosed a vulnerability together with a working exploit called checkm8 (read “checkmate”). This permanent and unpatchable exploit leverages a vulnerability in Apple’s bootrom (read-only code; SecureROM), the initial and critical part in the se
Publish At:2019-10-03 17:30 | Read:1328 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Threat Defense advanced mobile threat defense Exploit

Checkm8 jailbreak and AltStore put cracks in Apple’s walled garden

byDanny BradburyJailbreaking iPhones has become a lot harder with each new version of the hardware, but this weekend saw two new announcements that enable people to install apps on their phones. One of them is a traditional jailbreak, while the other is an alternative app store that uses a loophole in Apple’s code-signing process.Jailbreaking is a form
Publish At:2019-09-30 12:45 | Read:2115 | Comments:0 | Tags:Apple iOS Mobile App Store iPhone jailbreak jailbreaking

Jailbreak versus Compromise…

We see a lot of confusion in the market about precisely what it means to jailbreak a device–and that confusion could lead to serious problems, especially with regard to the notion of a hacker performing a jailbreak to attack a device. The security industry is notoriously full of acronyms, buzzwords and generally opaque jargon. Here at Zimperium, we try
Publish At:2017-08-08 13:55 | Read:4228 | Comments:0 | Tags:iOS Mobile security Mobile Threat Defense Exploit jailbreak

Young hacker Luca Todesco announced the iPhone 7 jailbreak

The popular hacker Luca Todesco (aka @qwertyoruiopz) has announced the existence of the iPhone 7 jailbreak for devices running iOS 10. Only a few hours, this is the time spent by the popular hacker Luca Todesco (aka @qwertyoruiopz) to jailbreak the new and secure iPhone 7. The iPhone 7 was launched by Apple a few days ago and of course, hackers worldwide sta
Publish At:2016-09-23 15:35 | Read:4732 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Mobile Apple cydia iPhone 7 jailbreak

MDM solutions don’t deliver sufficient protection against Pegasus

Since Lookout first announced our discovery of the Pegasus attack and Trident vulnerabilities in partnership with Citizen Lab, we’ve received many clarifying questions from security professionals. In this series we’re answering the top queries we’ve received to help you better understand the facts around this unprecedented mobile threat. T
Publish At:2016-09-03 11:45 | Read:5347 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Uncategorized jailbreak MDM mobile attack mobile se

Exodus announces a bug bounty program. Who will pay more for a zero-day?

The bug hunting company Exodus announced its bug bounty program. Who will pay more for a 0-day exploit? Reflecting on the zero-day market. Almost every IT giant has launched its bug bounty program, the last in order of time is Apple that last week announced the initiative during the Black Hat Conference. How much is a vulnerability in Apple product? The awar
Publish At:2016-08-11 05:55 | Read:4412 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Apple Exodus exploit iPhone jailbreak

How to install the AceDeceiver malware onto any iOS Device

AceDeceiver is the first iOS malware that abuses certain design flaws in Apple’s FairPlay DRM to install malicious apps on iOS devices even non-jailbroken. Hackers are exploiting a flaw affecting the Apple digital rights management technology (DRM) to install malicious apps on every iOS device, even non-jailbroken ones. Last month, security experts at Palo A
Publish At:2016-03-17 18:25 | Read:4189 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Malware Mobile AceDeceiver Apple Store

Hackers fully controlled a PlayStation 4 running a Linux distro

The hacking crew dubbed Fail0verflow has managed to hack PlayStation 4 (PS4) to run a Linux kernel-based operating system. The PlayStation 4 is considered by the experts a fortress so the hacking community is always interested in any news regarding its hack. Recently a hacker who calls himself CTurt claimed to develop a fully
Publish At:2016-01-03 21:45 | Read:3456 | Comments:0 | Tags:Hacking Breaking News jailbreak LINUX Sony PlayStation 4 hom

Hackers win $1 million bounty for iOS 9 remote hack

A team of hackers has received a million-dollar payout for disclosing a iOS zero-day vulnerability that could allow an attacker to remotely hack any Phone. Bad news for the Apple users, a team of hackers have received a million-dollar payout for disclosing an iOS zero-day vulnerability that could allow an attacker to remotely
Publish At:2015-11-03 22:30 | Read:3556 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Mobile Apple exploit iOS 9 iPhone jail

iOS 9 Can Now Finally Be Remotely Jailbroken — but YOU Can’t Do It

Bad news iOS 9 users. Someone has developed a way of jailbreaking your iPhone or iPad and spying on you, in a way that is currently unstoppable.And don't for a second think that someone isn't going to be hit by the attack — because huge amounts of money have already been spent discovering how to do it.Last month we told you how a group of Chinese hackers had
Publish At:2015-11-03 13:10 | Read:3574 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security & Privacy iOS 9 jailbreak jailbreak untethered vuln

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