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How Hackers Gained Control Of Reporter’s iCloud Account





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On Sunday Wired reporter Mat Honan said that hackers gained control of his account at iCloud and remotely wiped his MacBook Air, iPad and iPhone and as well as further gained access to his Gmail and Twitter accounts. Today he detailed the exact process of the hacking.


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Tuesday, August 7th, 2012. 14:02

P0sixninja left the Chronic Dev-Team



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Famous hacker P0sixninja has recently announced via Twitter that he has left the Chronic Dev-Team.

Just so everyone knows, I'm no longer associated with Chronic-Dev Team. And hopefully by now everyone sees it was never about the money for me.


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Wednesday, August 1st, 2012. 19:40

Apple Is Trying To Combat In App Purchase Hack



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Last week we reported that Russian hacker has launched a new method allowing users of App Store to bypass In App Purchase system and obtain paid-in content for free. We also noted that apart from theft of content from developers the method exposed users of iOS devices to risks as their personal information was sent to hacker’s servers.

Now The Next Web issued a report outlining some of the actions Apple has been taking to address the problem.


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Monday, July 16th, 2012. 21:32

Russian Hacker Bypassed Apple’s In-App Purchasing Mechanism



According to 9to5Mac, a Russian hacker has published a relatively simple method that allows users to obtain in-app purchases from many iOS apps for free.

The method, which doesn’t require a jailbreak, involves installation of two certificates on the user’s iOS device and changing DNS entry in wi-fi settings. Then users can perform purchases of in-app content as usual.




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Friday, July 13th, 2012. 20:10

iOS 6 Maps Hacked To Work On iPhone 4



As we reported earlier this week, some iOS 6 features will not be compatible with all iDevices. Among these features are new turn-by-turn navigation and Flyover that are not supported on the iPhone 4 and older devices.

But according to videos posted by Russian site iGuides, Flyover and 3D maps can properly work on a jailbroken iPhone 4. After digging in the firmware, an iOS developer Anton Titkov has managed to get these feature working on the iPhone 4 and has even posted instructions for enabling these functions.


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Step-by-step Tutorial: How to Untether Jailbreak iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch Using RedSn0w 0.9.12 (Windows) [iOS 5.1.1]



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This is step-by-step instructions on how to perform untethered jailbreak of iOS 5.1.1 firmware using Absinthe 2.0 for Windows.

This tutorial works for:

  • New iPad 3 (WiFi / CDMA / GSM)
  • iPad 2 (WiFi / CDMA / GSM)
  • iPad 1
  • iPhone 4S
  • iPhone 4 (GSM), iPhone 4 (CDMA)
  • iPhone 3GS
  • iPod Touch 4G
  • iPod Touch 3G


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Step-by-step Tutorial: How to Untether Jailbreak and Unlock iPhone 4 Using Sn0wBreeze 2.9.5 (Windows) [iOS 5.1.1]



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Using this tutorial you will be able to create a custom firmware, untether jailbreak and unlock iOS 5.1.1 running on iPhone 4. This tutorial uses Sn0wBreeze 2.9.5 for Windows.

Sn0wBreeze will also preserve baseband version if you need carrier unlock.


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Step-by-step Tutorial: How to Untether Jailbreak and Unlock iPhone 3GS Using Sn0wBreeze 2.9.5 (Windows) [iOS 5.1.1]



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Using this tutorial you will be able to create a custom firmware, untether jailbreak and unlock iOS 5.1.1 running on iPhone 3GS. This tutorial uses Sn0wBreeze 2.9.5 for Windows.

Sn0wBreeze will also preserve baseband version if you need carrier unlock. It can also update your modem version to 06.15 if you need unlock and stuck with 05.14 or higher baseband. If you have new iPhone 3GS that was made after 28 week of 2011 upgrading modem will not help to unlock.


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Step-by-step Tutorial: How to Untether Jailbreak Using Absinthe 2.0 (Windows) [iOS 5.1.1]



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This is step-by-step instructions on how to perform untethered jailbreak of iOS 5.1.1 firmware using Absinthe 2.0 for Windows.

This tutorial works for:

  • iPad 3 (WiFi / CDMA / GSM)
  • iPad 2 (WiFi / CDMA / GSM)
  • iPad 1
  • iPhone 4S
  • iPhone 4 (GSM), iPhone 4 (CDMA)
  • iPhone 3GS
  • iPod Touch 4G
  • iPod Touch 3G


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HITBSecConf2012 hacker conference



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Tomorrow is the first conference day at famous hacker event HITBSecConf2012. The conference schedule shows that Chronic Team members Joshua Hill (@p0sixninja), Cyril (@pod2g), Nikias Bassen (@pimskeks) and David Wang (@planetbeing) will speak about Corona jailbreak and Absinthe jailbreak for iOS 5.0.1. iPhone Dev-Team member MuscleNerd will speak about "Evolution of the iPhone Baseband and Unlocks".

The iOS 5.1.1 untethered jailbreak is rumored to be announced during this conference during Chronic Dev Team keynote. Stay tuned.

The HITBSecConf2012 schedule is available here.




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Paid iOS 5.1.1 untethered jailbreak released for A4 Devices [Video]



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InteVyDis has released an untethered jailbreak for A4 devices on iOS 5.1.1 as part of Vulndisco Mobile 1.7. The module is vd_ios_untether_5_1_1. It works by creating a custom bundle you have to install via RedSn0w. Evgeny Legerov posted in twitter:

vulndisco mobile 1.7 is out with untethered 5.1.1

This jailbreak is not free and costs big money. It works only on A4 devices - iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPad 1, iPod Touch 3G and iPod Touch 4G. It is not yet tested by other hackers. So this might be fake. However famous hacker I01nc notes that the company is a legit source of exploits:


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Step-by-step Tutorial: How to (Un)Tether Jailbreak and Unlock iPhone 3GS Using RedSn0w 0.9.11 (Windows) [iOS 5.1.1]



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This is step-by-step instructions on how to perform jailbreak and unlock of your iPhone 3GS on iOS 5.1.1 firmware using RedSn0w 0.9.11 for Windows.

If you have iPhone 3GS with an old bootrom version 359.3, the jailbreak is untethered. If your device has bootrom version 359.3.2 and higher, jailbreak will be tethered. You can detect your bootrom version using this tutorial.

Tethered jailbreak means that each time you restart your device you will need to connect it to a computer and run redsn0w.


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Step-by-step Tutorial: How to Tether Jailbreak iPod Touch 4G Using RedSn0w 0.9.11 (Windows) [iOS 5.1.1]



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This is step-by-step instructions on how to perform tethered jailbreak of your iPod Touch 4G on iOS 5.1.1 firmware using RedSn0w 0.9.11 for Windows.

Tethered jailbreak means that each time you restart your device you will need to connect it to a computer and run redsn0w.


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Step-by-step Tutorial: How to Tether Jailbreak iPod Touch 3G Using RedSn0w 0.9.11 (Windows) [iOS 5.1.1]



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This is step-by-step instructions on how to perform tethered jailbreak of your iPod Touch 3G on iOS 5.1.1 firmware using RedSn0w 0.9.11 for Windows.

Tethered jailbreak means that each time you restart your device you will need to connect it to a computer and run redsn0w.


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Step-by-step Tutorial: How to Tether Jailbreak iPad 1 Using RedSn0w 0.9.11 (Windows) [iOS 5.1.1]



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This is step-by-step instructions on how to perform tethered jailbreak of your iPad 1 on iOS 5.1.1 firmware using RedSn0w 0.9.11 for Windows.

Tethered jailbreak means that each time you restart your device you will need to connect it to a computer and run redsn0w.


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