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Qld cops denounce 'ethical hacking'

Police have spoken out strongly against so-called "ethical hacking" in the wake of the demonstration of a Facebook privacy hack at the BSides Australia conference being held in conjunction with the AusCERT 2011 information security conference. The incident has already seen a journalist arrested and his iPad seized.

May 17, 2011

Researchers demo iPhone passwords hack

A German research firm has demonstrated how passwords stored on an iPhone can be retrieved in less than six minutes without needing to know the passcode.Researchers from German engineering and research firm Fraunhofer tested the hack on an iPhone 4 and iPad 3G running iOS 4.

February 10, 2011 by

Has Steve Jobs made jailbreaking your iPhone/iPad too much of a hassle?

Currently, any device (iPhone, iPad or iPod touch) running iOS 4.2.1 can only be jailbroken using a tethered hack. A tethered jailbreak means that the device will need to be connected to a PC or a Mac each and every time it is rebooted and the reboot carried out using redsn0w is the jailbreak is to persist.

December 19, 2010

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