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People Are Blasting iOS 'Text Bombs' on Twitter to Crash iPhones

On Thursday, news spread of a so-called text bomb that can crash Apple devices. Now people are spreading it in public.
Joseph Cox
3 days ago
iPhone
iPhone

How a Low-Level Apple Employee Leaked Some of the iPhone's Most Sensitive Code

This is how a small group of friends lost control of the leaked iBoot source code. The story behind one of Apple's most embarrassing leaks.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
2.9.18
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

Key iPhone Source Code Gets Posted Online in 'Biggest Leak in History'

Source code for iBoot, one of the most critical iOS programs, was anonymously posted on GitHub.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
2.8.18
zero days
zero days

How a Tiny Startup Became the Most Important Hacking Shop You’ve Never Heard Of

Inside the secretive industry that helps government hackers get around encryption.
Joseph Cox
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
2.7.18
Die With Me
Die With Me

This Chatroom Only Opens When Your Phone’s About to Die

A whole new, almost-dead world.
Samantha Cole
1.18.18
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

Google Releases Tool To Help iPhone Hackers

Google’s elite team of hackers released a much-anticipated tool to help security researchers hack and jailbreak the iPhone.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
12.11.17
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

The Jailbreaking Community Is Bracing for Google to Publicly Drop an iPhone Exploit

A Google researcher announced that he is planning to release a powerful tool for iOS 11 that the security community thinks it can use to jailbreak the iPhone.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
12.7.17
PICS or STFU
PICS or STFU

PSA: With Camera Permission, iPhone Apps Can Take Pictures And Videos Without You Noticing

This is not a bug, but keep it in mind when a random app asks you for permission to access your camera.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.25.17
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

The iPhone's Constant Password Popups Are a Hacker's Dream

PSA: be careful where you type your Apple ID password.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.10.17
Gold and Silver
Gold and Silver

I Went on a 'Pokémon Go' Raid at Trump Tower

“Everybody knows I’m the very best, like no one ever was.”
Jacob Kleinman
9.28.17
don't get pwned
don't get pwned

I Uncovered a Group of Scammers Posing as Apple Support Technicians

When I tried calling their number, a woman told me Apple has a second headquarters in Virginia. It doesn’t.
Louise Matsakis
9.20.17
Augmented Reality
Augmented Reality

‘Holo’ Is a Dumb New Augmented Reality App That You Should Get

Keep technology stupid.
Jordan Pearson
9.20.17