Always Make Your Own Personal Hotspot Password As It Is Easy For Hackers To Crack

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Although iOS is technically at the top of the food chain when it comes to mobile security, there is actually a lot of security flaws that have been discovered over the last few months that is damaging the mobile operating systems reputation. Today, for example, the researchers at the University of Erlangen in Germany have found [...]

JailbreakMe 3.0 Developer Comex Will Be Interning At Google

If you have a Jailbroken iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad and you haven’t heard of Comex, otherwise known as Nicholas Allegra, then you really need to brush up on your Jailbreaking history! Comex became widely known for his work in the Jailbreaking scene for Jailbreaks such as JailbreakMe 3.0. Shortly after the release of JailbreakMe 3.0, [...]

Ex-Windows Vista Hacker Kristin Paget Has Been Hired By Apple

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As hackers continue to look outside of Windows to a greater and greater degree, and malware continues to spread on other platforms like iOS and Android, the companies who make those operating systems are going to need to beef up their security to keep pace. Apple has obviously taken that task seriously, as they’ve been [...]

Hacker Comex No Longer Working For Apple, Doesn’t Have Plans To Return To Jailbreaking Community

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Nicholas Allegra, or as most of you know him as, Comex was the genius behind numerous Jailbreaks such as JailbreakMe 2 and JailbreakMe 3. Shortly after releasing JailbreakMe 3 Allegra announced that he was offered an internship at Apple and that he would be indeed taking the offer. It looks like the fruit company’s trial of [...]

Ex-National Security Agency Hacker Charlie Miller Joins Twitter’s Security Team

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With Twitter becoming more and more of a serious platform for important dialog, it’s more important than ever for their databases to remain secure. Twitter looks like they’re taking that challenge seriously, as legendary hacker Charlie Miller tweeted today that he’d be joining the Twitter security team. It’s not every day you get a guy [...]

Hacker P0sixninja Is No Longer Part Of The Chronic-Dev Team

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If you have not heard of the hacker @P0sixninja (Joshua Hill) and you are in the Jailbreaking scene then I would be seriously surprised. P0sixninja has been responsible for numerous Jailbreaks throughout the years and was the developer behind GreenPois0n, Chronic-Dev Crash Reporter and even Absinthe. He was also one of the head members of the Chronic [...]

Russian Proxy Server Cracks In-App Purchases Without Requiring A Jailbreak

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Opponents of jailbreaks claim that jailbreaking is only used for software piracy. Those of us who have had jailbroken phones in 2007, before Apple launched its own App Store, know that this is not necessarily the case. Nevertheless, it is a fact that a lot of iPhone users turn to jailbreaking to access commercial apps without compensating [...]

KASLR Spells Even More Trouble For An iOS 6 Jailbreak [New Exploits Needed]

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One feature of the iOS 6 firmware that was not discussed at the WWDC 2012 was KASLR. What does KASLR stand for you might ask? Well, KASLR stands for Kernal Address Space Layout Randomization, which is essentially the next step up from ASLR that was introduced in iOS 5. For non technology orientated individuals both [...]

Developer And Hacker Chpwn (Grant Paul) Is Now Interning At Facebook

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If you have been in the Jailbreaking scene for any number of years I am sure you have heard the alias @Chpwn, otherwise known as Grant Paul, tossed around a few times. This is because Chpwn has been an active developer and hacker in the Jailbreaking community since its beginnings. He is responsible for several [...]

Hacker Pod2G Confirmed To Be Speaking At JailbreakCon 2012 (WWJC) And Also Leading A Hacking Workshop

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Last year MyGreatFest took place in London, England, which was the worlds first Jailbreaking convention. There were numerous Cydia developers and prominent members of the Jailbreaking community present including Saurik (Jay Freeman). Now, re-branded under the name of JailbreakCon, North America is set to have its own Jailbreaking convention that will take place on September 29th, 2012. [...]