The cat-and-mouse game between Apple and its diehard technical fans continues.
Update - jailbreak - update - jailbreak...
Should Apple open up iOS and offer an official route to jailbreaking?
A security researcher has discovered a way to allow any code to run on Windows RT/Surface tablets, effectively "jailbreaking" Microsoft's latest foray into mobile computing.
Last weekend, Chronic Dev tweeted about the latest jailbreak tool for Apple's iDevices. In just two days, nearly one million people used it.
With such clear minority interest in jailbreaking, what should Apple do next?
The story of the Pimpin Hoes Daily gang founder Dante Dears, his pattern-locked Samsung phone, the feds, google, and subpoenas. Why couldn't the FBI get into the locked phone? Get the popcorn - this is interesting.
Day 2 at CanSecWest was dominated by mobile security talks. The highlights included anti-rooting technologies used in Android, iOS and a look at NFC enabled mobile phone security.
Apple's most hacker-resistant hardware to date - the iPad 2 and the iPhone 4S, which are built around the Apple A5 chip - can now be jailbroken.
Should you rush to slither free of Apple's fiscal tentacles?
The EFF is asking the US Copyright Office to expand exemptions for jailbreaking/rooting devices to include game consoles and other smart devices. We explore the security risks and benefits of their proposal.
Google's hackerishly hirsute Open Source Programs Manager, Chris DiBona, stormed the IT headlines this week.
He stuck his paddle into the computer security world and stirred...
Apple's latest iOS update is out. The new version bumps iOS5 up to 5.0.1, and is Apple's first update available over-the-air.
Question is, should you update right away?
Comex, the creator of the JailBreakMe website which helps iPhone and iPad owners jailbreak their phones, has been given an internship... at Apple.
iPhones and iPads are powerful computers - and need to be protected.
Mobile security expert Graham Lee offers some free security tips for iOS users.
Early in July, the JailbreakMe site published an automated, on-line method for opening up iOS 4.3.3 devices. Apple, to its credit, caught up within two weeks, pushing out iOS 4.3.4 to close the hole.
But the jailbreakers are back in already.
Apple have released an update to iOS to fix the vulnerabilities present in iPads, iPhones, and iPods. Three bugs were fixed, all related to the JailBreakMe.com website.
A website is making it easy to jailbreak your iPhone or iPad - but could also be giving a blueprint to malicious hackers on how to infect such devices with malware.
Android smartphone malware is making the news - after it managed to find its way into the official Android Market.
Sophos expert Vanja Svajcer takes a closer look.
German researchers say that they have found a way to steal passwords stored on a locked Apple iPhone in just six minutes.
Even if they don't know your iPhone's passcode.