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A new unpatchable iPhone jailbreak exploit found
A new unpatchable iPhone jailbreak exploit found
A new exploit has been found on iPhones dating from 2017 with iPhone X and iPhone 8 all the way back to iPhone 4S from 2011. The security ...... 28 Sep 2019 - 1 comment
Popcorn Time for non-jailbroken iOS devices reaches 1 million downloads
Popcorn Time for non-jailbroken iOS devices reaches 1 million downloads
The Popcorn Time team has revealed this week that they have seen over 1 million downloads for non-jailbroken iOS devices. Popcorn Time, which ...... 24 Jun 2015 - 2 comments
iOS 8.1 jailbreak is here, but without Cydia
iOS 8.1 jailbreak is here, but without Cydia
The dev team PanGu has announced the launch of an iOS 8.1 jailbreak app, although as of writing it is very limited. iPhone, iPod Touch and ...... 27 Oct 2014 - 3 comments
Nokia Lumia 920 jailbroken?
Nokia Lumia 920 jailbroken?
Chinese security firm Silenstd has posted proof that the Nokia Lumia 920 has been jailbroken. Silenstd posted a video sent to them from a ...... 31 Dec 2013
iOS7 jailbreak released
iOS7 jailbreak released
After a relatively short wait, the latest version of Apple's iOS7 has been finally, successfully jailbreaked. The jailbreak is now available ...... 22 Dec 2013 - 1 comment
Jailbreak update for iOS 6.1.1 on iPhone 4S
Jailbreak update for iOS 6.1.1 on iPhone 4S
The evad3rs team has released an update for its evasi0n iOS 6.x jailbreak tool in order to add support for iOS 6.1.1 on iPhone 4S handsets. ...... 13 Feb 2013
Evasi0n iOS 6.1 jailbreak updated to fix bugs, Cydia apps fix weather app, reboot time
Evasi0n iOS 6.1 jailbreak updated to fix bugs, Cydia apps fix weather app, reboot time
Update address bugs with weather, reboot. Some users who opted to jailbreak their iOS 6.0-6.1 devices using the evasi0n jailbreak tool from ...... 08 Feb 2013 - 6 comments
Jailbreak iOS 6.x with evasi0n - supports iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and iPad Mini
Jailbreak iOS 6.x with evasi0n - supports iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and iPad Mini
Team evad3rs bring untethered jailbreak for iOS 6.0 through 6.1. The evasi0n tool was released today, with support for iPhone, iPod touch, ...... 04 Feb 2013 - 32 comments
'Hackulous' shut down for good
'Hackulous' shut down for good
One of the world's most famous cracked app communities has shut down for good. Hackulous, along with Apptrackr and Installous have all been ...... 01 Jan 2013 - 8 comments
Apple fires infamous iOS hacker Comex
Apple fires infamous iOS hacker Comex
Nicholas Allegra, the infamous "Comex," has been terminated after his quick employment at Apple. The 20-year old Brown University student, ...... 19 Oct 2012 - 2 comments
iPhone 5 already jailbroken
iPhone 5 already jailbroken
Grant Paul, better known as @chpwn, has noted this weekend that the iPhone 5 is already jailbroken just hours after being released on Friday. ...... 23 Sep 2012 - 3 comments
Latest untethered jailbreak released for iOS 5.1.1
Latest untethered jailbreak released for iOS 5.1.1
The Chronic Dev Team has released the latest version of their untethered jailbreak for iOS devices running 5.1.1. Says the blog post: "After ...... 26 May 2012 - 1 comment
Apple iTunes Store no longer censoring word 'jailbreak'
Apple iTunes Store no longer censoring word 'jailbreak'
Earlier today, Apple began censoring the word "jailbreak" in any content seen in the iTunes Store. For example, the Thin Lizzy song "Jailbreak" ...... 18 May 2012 - 3 comments
Redsn0w will now let you downgrade all iOS devices to earlier firmware
Redsn0w will now let you downgrade all iOS devices to earlier firmware
The iPhone Dev Team has updated the popular jailbreaking tool. As announced last month, the group has released an updated version of the ...... 15 May 2012 - 2 comments
Absinthe jailbreak now available for Windows
Absinthe jailbreak now available for Windows
Two days ago, the iOS jailbreaking "dream team" of the iPhone Dev Team, Chronic Dev Team and pod2G began offering a jailbreak solution for iPhone ...... 24 Jan 2012 - 1 comment
iOS 5.0.1 gets untethered jailbreak, on A4 devices
iOS 5.0.1 gets untethered jailbreak, on A4 devices
The developer "pod2g" has unveiled his long-awaited iOS 5.0.1 jailbreak, after weeks of testing his exploit on different devices. Because ...... 28 Dec 2011 - 3 comments
Amazon Kindle Touch jailbroken
Amazon Kindle Touch jailbroken
Developer Yifan Lu has jailbroken the new Amazon Kindle Touch. The jailbreak tool will not require you to use advanced techniques as it is ...... 12 Dec 2011
RIM PlayBook finally jailbroken
RIM PlayBook finally jailbroken
The RIM BlackBerry PlayBook has been jailbroken. Three hackers lay claim to the feat, saying: "We've done it. We've broken RIM's fancy security. ...... 01 Dec 2011
redsn0w tethered jailbreak for iOS5 available now
redsn0w tethered jailbreak for iOS5 available now
The iPhone Dev Team have now released the updated beta of redsn0w, the popular tethered jailbreak solution for iOS devices, allowing for jailbreaking ...... 13 Oct 2011
iOS 4.3.4 gets jailbroken
iOS 4.3.4 gets jailbroken
Developers have already jailbroken Apple's latest firmware, 4.3.4, although if you own an iPad 2 you are out of luck, for the time being. ...... 18 Jul 2011 - 2 comments
It lives! JailbreakMe 3.0 will jailbreak your iPad 2 untethered
It lives! JailbreakMe 3.0 will jailbreak your iPad 2 untethered
Comex has released the updated JailbreakMe 3.0 tool which will jailbreak your iPad 2 with iOS 4.3.3 untethered. If you are using a beta iOS ...... 07 Jul 2011 - 6 comments
Apple to make it harder to jailbreak with iOS 5
Apple to make it harder to jailbreak with iOS 5
Apple will make it much harder to jailbreak with iOS 5, if multiple reports are accurate. The company will update the software making it ...... 27 Jun 2011 - 10 comments
Official Windows Phone 7 jailbreak tool coming soon
Official Windows Phone 7 jailbreak tool coming soon
ChevronWP7, the group who released the aptly named ChevronWP7 jailbreaking tool for Windows Phone 7 devices earlier this year has posted this ...... 20 Jun 2011 - 1 comment
CutYourSim unlocks iPhones without need for jailbreak
CutYourSim unlocks iPhones without need for jailbreak
CutYourSim has said today that they can permanently unlock your GSM iPhone, without needing to jailbreak it first. Being an "official iPhone ...... 13 Apr 2011 - 6 comments
Sony settles with Geohot over PS3 hacking case
Sony settles with Geohot over PS3 hacking case
Sony America has announced today that they are settling with George "Geohot" Hotz in the high-profile case involving jailbreaking and homebrew ...... 12 Apr 2011 - 19 comments
PlayStation 3 firmware 3.60 jailbroken
PlayStation 3 firmware 3.60 jailbroken
Last week, Sony introduced PlayStation 3 firmware 3.60, which added cloud saving for PlayStation Plus members. This week, a hacker uploaded ...... 18 Mar 2011 - 11 comments
Judge gives Sony the right to acquire all IP addresses of visitors to Geohot site
Judge gives Sony the right to acquire all IP addresses of visitors to Geohot site
A federal judge has ruled this week that Sony can subpoena the Web host for George 'Geohot' Hotz's website, and acquire all the IP addresses ...... 05 Mar 2011 - 63 comments
Killzone 3 developer working with Sony to monitor hackers
Killzone 3 developer working with Sony to monitor hackers
Guerrilla, the studio behind 'Killzone 3,' has said today that it is working with Sony to 'aggressively' monitor all hackers using jailbroken ...... 25 Feb 2011 - 12 comments
Geohot jailbreaks PS3 firmware 3.55 and releases signing tools
Geohot jailbreaks PS3 firmware 3.55 and releases signing tools
Just days after releasing the root key for the PlayStation 3, opening up the console to homebrew, custom firmwares and more, Geohot has released ...... 10 Jan 2011 - 8 comments
PlayStation 3 'private key' unveiled, console permanently jailbroken?
PlayStation 3 'private key' unveiled, console permanently jailbroken?
A hacking group called "fail0verflow" has presented at this week's Chaos Communication Conference 27C3, showing off the PlayStation 3 "private ...... 30 Dec 2010 - 47 comments
Mac App Store already cracked
Mac App Store already cracked
Even though it hasn't even launched yet, Hackulous has announced today that they have already cracked the Apple Mac App Store. Hackulous ...... 28 Dec 2010 - 7 comments
Jailbroken PS3s get first Sega Genesis emulator
Jailbroken PS3s get first Sega Genesis emulator
The PlayStation 3 has gotten its first Sega Genesis emulator this week, from the same source who released the PSX emulator last week. Dubbed ...... 15 Dec 2010 - 20 comments
Is PS3 firmware 3.50 finally jailbroken?
Is PS3 firmware 3.50 finally jailbroken?
Although still unconfirmed (the software hasn't been released yet), the French site Logic Sunrise has reported that PlayStation 3 firmware version ...... 06 Dec 2010 - 8 comments
Developers pull ChevronWP7 Windows Phone 7 unlocking tool
Developers pull ChevronWP7 Windows Phone 7 unlocking tool
ChevronWP7, the unlocking software that gives Windows Phone 7 owners a chance to install homebrew and unsigned applications on their smartphones ...... 01 Dec 2010 - 6 comments
Windows Phone 7 unlocking tool now available
Windows Phone 7 unlocking tool now available
ChevronWP7 is here, the first Windows Phone 7 unlocking tool. As with tools used to "jailbreak" iOS devices, the purpose of ChevronWP7 is ...... 26 Nov 2010 - 3 comments
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