iOS 8.3 Jailbreak Shown Off

There hasn’t been much movement in the jailbreak arena recently because it’s believed that Apple has made is significantly harder to break into its system. Some of the teams that were previously at the forefront of the jailbreak movement are now completely out of the picture and it seems like Apple has broken the community’s back for good. Though there’s a team based in China that’s still working on new jailbreaks, and it […]

iOS 9 Jailbreak Might Be Nearly Impossible

There hasn’t been much activity in the jailbreak front for quite some time now because Apple has made it significantly harder for hackers to develop a method. There have been some breakthroughs recently but none that have been released for public consumption, which begs the question, will an iOS 9 jailbreak be possible? Apparently not.

iOS 8.4 Jailbreak Demonstrated

There hasn’t been much activity in the jailbreak arena recently but some people are still working on cracking Apple’s mobile platform. Apple recently started seeding the first beta of iOS 8.4 and someone has already jailbroken it. The iOS 8.4 jailbreak has been demonstrated on video by famed iOS hacker Stefan Esser who is more commonly known by his Twitter handle, @i0n1c.

Popcorn Time For iOS Can Now Be Installed Without Jailbreaking

As if torrents and filesharing websites weren’t a thorn in the side of the movie industry, along comes Popcorn Times which is basically the equivalent of Netflix for pirates. Now the good news for iOS users is that if you’ve always wanted the ability to stream Popcorn Time on your mobile device, you’re in luck.Now before you’re wondering how could Apple let an app like Popcorn Time into their stores, […]


TaiG Issues Update On iOS 8.2 Jailbreak

There has been a lot of speculation recently about the status of iOS 8.2 jailbreak. Rumors about a release have been circulating as well but no tool has been released as yet by TaiG, the team that was behind the iOS 8.1.1 and iOS 8.1.2 jailbreak. It was even rumored at one point that TaiG would release the iOS 8.2 jailbreak at the 2015 Mobile Security Summit it organized in Beijing, […]

More On iOS 8.2 Jailbreak

It has been some time since Apple rolled out iOS 8.2 (which in reality, is actually iOS 8.1.3), and you can bet your bottom dollar that one of the frequently asked questions concerning iOS 8.2 would be this – is it actually possible to jailbreak iOS 8.2? If one were to rely on a simplistic answer, it would be a resounding “No!”.

Rolling Back To Previous iOS Versions Could Soon Be Possible

When it comes to jailbreaking your iOS device, it’s usually a good idea to save your SHSH blobs which basically lets you “save” that current version of iOS you are running in case you decide to do away with the jailbreak, or if after upgrading to a later build of iOS and you find that jailbreaking that version is not possible.However Apple caught on to the method and patched iOS […]

Jailbreaker Comex Releases Cydia Alternative Called Substitute

iOS users who jailbreak their devices are probably very familiar with Cydia, which is basically where users go to if they are looking for tweaks or apps that might not necessarily have been approved by Apple. What has allowed these tweaks to work is the Cydia Substrate, a low-level software that lets third-party programmers hook into iOS and do things that Apple probably would not have allowed regular developers.Unfortunately Cydia […]

iOS 8.1.2 Jailbreak Released

These days there is no activity on the jailbreak front by development teams that were on the forefront during the iOS 4.x and iOS 5.x days. Chinese teams have taken the baton and multiple jailbreaks for iOS 8.x have been released by teams based in the People’s Republic. TaiG is one such team that has instantly updated its jailbreak tool to provide users with the required software for iOS 8.1.2 […]

Pangu iOS 8 Untethered Jailbreak Tool For Mac Released

If you follow jailbreak news then you might know about Pangu. This jailbreak tool is developed by a Chinese team of the same name. It is the only solution available to the public right now for jailbreaking iOS 8 and iOS 8.1 on all supported devices, which includes the new iPhones and new iPads. Initially the tool was only available for Windows but today the team has finally released the […]

Updated Pangu Jailbreak For iOS 8.1 Released

Any and all activity on the jailbreak front these days is courtesy of a Chinese team known as Pangu. It emerged on the scene not too long ago and has been pretty active in providing an iOS 8.0.x and iOS 8.1 jailbreak for all supported devices. The first version of this jailbreak was meant for developers and it didn’t include Cydia but Pangu has now come out with an updated […]

Pangu iOS 8.1 Jailbreak With Cydia May Be Released Tomorrow

The jailbreak community isn’t as active as it used to be back in the day nevertheless Pangu made some ripples last week with its release of an iOS 8.1 jailbreak. This Chinese team released the first jailbreak for iOS 8.1 even though it was meant for developers mostly and didn’t even include Cydia, which is considered as an alternate App Store for jailbroken devices. Today the Pangu team has said […]

iOS 8.1 Jailbreak Is Out With Caveats

It has been a long time since there has been some activity on the jailbreak front. Apple has made it quite hard for jailbreak developers to break into the software now, so there’s not much activity now like there used to be before. However some folks are still working on this and a Chinese team has been able to achieve iOS 8.1 jailbreak but not without caveats.

AdThief Infects Over 75,000 iOS Devices

While Apple’s devices are relatively free from virus attacks unlike hardware that runs on a rival platform, this does not mean that there are no security loopholes to exploit on Apple’s side, either. Virus Bulletin has revealed that more than 75,000 iOS devices have already been infected by a malware that is better known as AdThief, or in other circles, “Spad”.