News tagged ‘hack’
A new piece of malicious software for Mac computers called Xagent has been recently found by the Bitdefender security experts. It is a modular backdoor that penetrates into the system and can steal browser passwords, take desktop screenshots, and even steal iPhone backups stored on the computer. The malware was reportedly created by a group of hackers called APT28.
As noted by independent Mac security researchers, there are two new instances of malware for macOS. The first piece of malicious software uses Microsoft Word to penetrate into the system and the second one pretends to be a software update and then hacks the system.
A hacker nicknamed Saurik has released an updated version of Cydia that contains a number of under-the-hood improvements.
Below you can take a look at the list of changes found in Cydia 1.1.28.
A well-known Italian developer Luca Todesco has confirmed that he is planning to release a jailbreak tool compatible with the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus sometime in the future. However, this is not a priority for him, and he is busy with other tasks right now, so we shouldn't expect the yalu update soon.
Luca Todesco has released yet another version of its semi-tethered jailbreak of iOS 10.2. The version seems to be identical to the one released last weekend, however, has one major improvements. yalu102 now supports the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 4.
Apple has stopped signing iOS 10.2, which means it is no longer possible to downgrade or restore your device to this firmware version. If you’re on iOS 10.2 right now, it is recommended that your upgrade to iOS 10.2.1, unless you have jailbroken your device. In this case, it’s better to stay on iOS 10.2 and be careful not to install the latest version by accident.
Luca Todesco has just released an updated version of his iOS 10.2 jailbreak. According to the developer, the utility now supports all 64-bit Apple devices except for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus as well as some iPads. yalu beta 2, as the hacker calls it, is available on Todesco’s
A well-known Italian hacker Luca Todesco has released a jailbreak of iOS 10.2 with working MobileSubstrate. The latest version of jailbreak is available on Todesco’s
Apple has released iOS 10.2.1 to users worldwide. The update brings a number of security and stability improvements and bug fixes. There are no new features or design tweaks in the update.
A research firm called Keeper Security has recently released a report telling about the most common passwords used in 2016. The weakest passwords are 123456, 123456789, and qwerty.
A well-known developer Luca Todesco will add the support of iOS 10.2 to his yalu jailbreak. However, the updated utility won’t support the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. It will be possible to hack these devices running only iOS 10-iOS 10.1.1. The hacker promised to fix issues found in latest versions of jailbreak, however, he didn't specify when the update will come.
A well-known developer Luca Todesco has updated the yaly jailbreak adding the support for the iPhone 6s with TSMC processor and iPhone SE. Still, the tool for iOS 10.1.1 jailbreak is quite unstable and contains several serious bugs. This means that only developers should use it, at least now.
There’s a new hack that can break the Messages app on iOS 10. The vulnerability of the application has been discovered by an iOS and Windows developer nicknamed vincedes3.
To kill the Messages app, the developer sends the recipient a contact card that contains a large and complicated text. When the recipient tries to open it, the application freezes. Rebooting the device doesn’t help. The developer says that the only way to fix it without restoring the device and setting it up as new is using the link provided by the hacker on his website.
Remember, if you receive a message with a contact card called 'vincedes3.vcf', don’t open it. Below you can take a look at the video showing how the developer kills the Messages app.
A well-known hacker Luca Todesco has released the jailbreak for the iPhone 7 running iOS 10.1.1. His tool is called “yalu”, it is currently available as a beta. The developer says it is very glitchy and unstable, so only those who know what to do should try to jailbreak their devices.
A well-known iOS developer Luca Todesco has announced that he may soon release a jailbreak of iOS 10.1.1 and the iPhone 7. This doesn’t mean that we’ll see a fully working tool for jailbreak anytime soon, but the hacker encouraged users to stay on iOS 10.1.1 and wait with the update to iOS 10.2. At least, now.