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Super Bowl Sunday for iOS 6.1 Jailbreak [Updated]

Posted: 01 Feb 2013 05:31 AM | Elson Lai


February 3, 2013 not only marks the start of Super Bowl Sunday, it could also signify the arrival of a new untethered iOS jailbreak.

 

The newly formed hacking group, going by the name of evad3rs, is reportedly close to completing their latest iOS 6.1 jailbreak. More importantly this jailbreak works on the A5 and A6 chip architectures in the latest flagship iOS devices. 

 

Previous reports claiming that the group held back releasing the jailbreak, in the knowledge that Apple were to release the long awaited iOS 6.1 update which surfaced on Monday. The group claims that publishing the exploit earlier would allow Apple to develop a patch to counter-act their efforts. So, immediately after the iOS 6.1 release, some four and a half months after the original iOS 6 release, the group have said they are ready.

 

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Is CVE-2012-0507 the best toolkit to exploit Mac OS X?

Posted: 16 Apr 2012 10:23 AM | Gianluca Giuliani


The recent advent of flashback malware that includes exploit code for CVE-2012-0507 has been creating waves and quickly adopted by various other attackers as Websense® Security Labs™ has shown. This blog post detail some of the aspects of CVE-2012-0507 and how this exploit has been used in...

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Flashback Mac malware

Posted: 12 Apr 2012 11:48 | Patrik Runald


We in Websense® Security Labs™ have been following the developments of the Flashback trojan for Mac that has infected over 600,000 Apple computers worldwide. The number of infected computers seems to be dropping steadily now and will continue to do so as Apple yesterday released a removal tool as part of their Software Update:

 

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Jailbreakme.com 3 and security implications

Posted: 07 Jul 2011 10:29 AM | Patrik Runald


Jailbreakme.com version 3 went public yesterday and offers, again, a simple way to jailbreak an iOS device. And it's very, very simple. In fact, in our testing the jailbreak doesn't take more than 20 seconds from start to finish and works flawlessly. It doesn't crash your browser, and it...

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