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Apple credits jailbreakers for iOS 7.1 security fixes

The folks behind the Evasi0n jailbreak are among those "thanked" for uncovering security holes patched in the latest version of iOS.

By Mar. 11, 2014


Verizon reportedly blocking tethering for jailbreakers

The carrier is apparently blocking unauthorized tethering on jailbroken devices without a data plan, according to one report in ReadWriteWeb.

By Aug. 10, 2011


Apple reportedly breaks iBooks for jailbreakers

Apple has apparently disabled the ability to open already purchased books from its iBooks app on devices that have been jailbroken with a hack called greenpois0n.

By Feb. 16, 2011


Apple puts heat on jailbreakers, plus iOS 4.3 set for December?

Apple really doesn't like you jailbreaking its Jesus phones, with reports that it stuck a new feature in iOS 4.2.1 to stop people from fiddling with the devices they've paid for with their own money.

By Nov. 25, 2010


Jailbreakers beware: iPhone malware evolves rapidly

Antivirus and security developer Intego released information on another worm that has been built to steal information from jailbroken iPhone users.

By Nov. 11, 2009


Had to happen: Hacking into a Tesla Model S electric car

One Model S owner hacks his car, and gets a warning from Tesla.

By Apr. 7, 2014


Evasi0n iOS jailbreak version 1.1 pops up with bug fixes

An update to the popular new jailbreak tool addresses issues with reboots and the default iOS Weather app.

By Feb. 7, 2013


Upcoming iOS update likely to kneecap Evasi0n jailbreak

Apple's next iOS update could shut down a popular jailbreaking tool, a move that's been long expected.

By Feb. 25, 2013


iOS 6 jailbreak gets full, built-in support for Cydia store

The updated Redsn0w also includes support for re-restoring devices to previous versions of iOS 5.

By Oct. 15, 2012


That didn't take long: iOS 6 already jailbroken -- with a catch

Apple's latest mobile operating system has been jailbroken, but only for the iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, and fourth-generation iPod Touch.

By Sep. 20, 2012