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Hackers jailbreak iPad 2 and iPhone 4S

A conglomerate of hacking groups has released software that allows users to jailbreak Apple iPad 2 and iPhone 4S devices.The GreenPois0n Absinthe software uses a "ridiculously complex combination of exploits-within-exploits" to jailbreak Apple devices running on the A5 chipset, according to the Chronic Dev Team, one of the iOS hacking groups.

January 23, 2012 by

Day 1: iPhone Dev Camp 2

iPhone development has been strong for over a year now. Ever since the device debuted in June of 2007, people have been hacking away at the platform.

August 2, 2008 by

Apple looking to hire iPhone hacker

Apple is in the market for someone capable of hacking into the iPhone.According to this job listing, the company is looking for an iPhone Security Engineer capable of, among other things, developing "proof of concept" attacks on the device's current security mechanisms.

July 24, 2008 by

Is Apple going to ease up on iPhone jailbreakers? Based on what COO said yesterday, kind of sounds like it

In remarks at an investment conference yesterday, Apple chief operating officer Tim Cook said that because the demand for hacked iPhones exists, there would always be a level of hacking.That type of hacking could be taken to be the type of jailbreaking that when performed successfully, can "free" iPhone from its tethers to geographically exclusive carriers such as AT&T Mobility in the U.

February 27, 2008 by

iPhone Dev Team issues statement in response to Apple

There were several posts (like the one from Jason) on Apple's statement posted yesterday regarding hacked iPhones. Everyone who hacked their iPhone, like I did, shouldn't be a bit surprised by this statement and if you are then you shouldn't have hacked your iPhone in the first place. Hacking the iPhone carries a known risk and I am sure Apple felt some pressure from AT&T to make such a statement. I personally am saving myself US$50/month by using my iPhone on T-Mobile and dropping AT&T, but I also made the decision before I hacked it that I can live with the iPhone the way it is now along with the 3rd party applications I have loaded on it. The iPhone Dev Team who enabled us to SIM unlock our iPhones issued a statement today in response to Apple's statement.

September 25, 2007 by

Apple warns against hacking iPhone

Apple yesterday issued a stern warning to iPhone hackers: doing so can permanently damage the device.Apple has discovered that many of the unauthorized iPhone unlocking programs available on the Internet cause irreparable damage to the iPhone's software, which will likely result in the modified iPhone becoming permanently inoperable when a future Apple-supplied iPhone software update is installed.

September 24, 2007 by

Apple and AT&T playing "good cop, bad cop" over iPhone unlocking

It's been interesting to observe the iPhone unlocking efforts by the hacking community, but it's been entertaining to see how this will be countered by legal, technical and policy changes. So far I'm seeing Apple play the role of good cop and AT&T being the bad cop. While AT&T has gone ahead and released the legal hounds, Apple has been pretty quiet.

August 30, 2007 by

Lawgarithms Links for 8/27/07

iPhone hacking meets the DMCA, new ways to owe money to the RIAA, bad music and its aftermath, and more — now playing in my Google Reader Starred Items:iPhone Unlocked; Legal Battle Looming?, from Ed FeltenUnlocking the iPhone could invite a lawsuit, from Computerworld Breaking NewsIs Unlocking Apple's iPhone Legal?

August 27, 2007 by

MobileTechRoundup show #109, Palm, unlocked devices and T-Mobile 3G

James starts off MobileTechRoundup show #109 by highlighting why a hosted Exchange service can be valuable to mobile enthusiasts and those with multiple devices. Kevin, James, and I then talk a bit about Palm, both the Foleo and the Engadget open letter. The new Nokia N95s revealed by the FCC have us excited and we chat a bit about buying unlocked devices versus carrier subsidized ones. T-Mobile may finally be rolling out 3G soon and Verizon is going to enable GPS in their device before the end of the year. We couldn't go a whole show without mentioning the iPhone and our freeware of the show is a way to do some basic hacking that is user friendly.

August 27, 2007 by

iPhone hacking for mere mortals

If you're like me you've been sitting on the sidelines while more daring souls hack away at their iPhones. Personally, I'm not a big fan of tinkering with my iPhone's firmware when I need it to make phone calls.

July 30, 2007 by

iPhone is Not a SmartPhone

iPhone is Not a SmartPhoneBy: Eric Everson, Founder - MyMobiSafe.comThe saga continues as hackers continue to peel away the intricacies of the iPhone, prompting many to ask why hacking the iPhone has become so important.

July 16, 2007

Cracking the iPhone: The Hackers Rubik’s Cube

Cracking the iPhone: The Hackers Rubik’s CubeBy: Eric Everson, Founder MyMobiSafe.comAnyone following iPhone news knows that this new device has become the Rubik’s Cube of the hacking community.

July 12, 2007

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