News tagged ‘hack’
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.
Anyone can access your passcode-locked iPhone contacts list and photos using Siri. A new vulnerability has been recently discovered by a number of YouTubers and immediately shared online.
One of the first to notice the problem with iOS security was a guy nicknamed EverythingApplePro. He used a number of phones, including older iPhone 4S running iOS 8, to demonstrate that the issue has been present for quite a long period of time. All iOS devices that support Siri and have iOS 8-iOS 10.2 on board are vulnerable, so be careful.
Apple has been granted a patent for a system capable of detecting the location of a lost or stolen iPhone even when the device is powered off. The next iteration of the Find My iPhone feature may help to reduce the number of stolen and never found phones.
A well-known developer Luca Todesco has once again demonstrated the jailbreak of iOS 10. This time the he hacked the iPhone 7 with iOS 10.1.1 on board showing Cydia working on the phone. The news about yet another jailbroken iOS version comes from the hacker’s Twitter.
According to the latest report from reliable insiders, Indian government is planning to purchase the technology developed by Israeli firm Cellebrite that was used to unlock the iPhone of the San Bernardino shooter earlier this year.
There’s a hidden keyboard in iOS 10 that is designed for one-handed use. The new keyboard has been found by a developer Steve Troughton-Smith.
A security firm called Zerodium has promised $1.5 million to anyone who finds a zero-day vulnerability in iOS 10. The award for finding a similar vulnerability in iOS 9 was previously $1 million.
A well-know developer Luca Todesco nicknamed qwertyoruiop has successfully jailbroken the iPhone 7 and once again proven that iOS 10 still contains vulnerabilities that can be used to hack it.
According to some iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus users, Apple’s new handsets are making hissing noise when loaded heavily. In particular, users claim that they hear strange subtle noise coming from the back of their iPhones each time they use resource-intensive apps or perform other tasks that load the processor and RAM. Most likely, the issue is somehow connected with the new A10 Fusion chip embedded into both iPhone models.
A well-known hacker Luca Todesco has once again demonstrated iOS 10 jailbreak. This time on his iPad and with working MobileSubstrate. The disclaimer is that the jailbreak called presumably YaluX is compatible only with 64-bit devices. This means that it won’t work on the iPhone 5 and older devices. This is not the first video demonstrating the jailbreak of iOS 10, however, this is the first clip showing it on the publicly released version of the operating system.
Luca Todesco has successfully jailbroken iOS 10. Below you can take a look at the video showing the process of jailbreak as well as the iPad running the latest iOS 10 beta and Cydia. The tool used to hack the device is called yaluX and is compatible with 64-bit devices i.e. those with the A7 processor or newer on board.
iOS 9.3.4 has been successfully jailbroken. Below you can watch a video showing an iPhone 6 with the latest version of firmware on board being jailbroken with the help of the application called OverSky. The app has been developed by a team of hackers called Team OS and it uses iOS vulnerabilities different from those utilized by the Pangu team to hack iOS 9.3.3. It is currently unknown whether we will see a public utility for hacking Apple devices.
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