Internet Insecurity

Trump’s iPhone Security Practices Are Awful

Anonymous White House officials say Donald Trump uses two iPhones. Apparently, Trump doesn’t take enough security precautions on them, such as swapping them every 30 days, like Barack Obama used to do.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai

Startup Offers $3 Million to Anyone Who Can Hack the iPhone

A new startup in Dubai is offering six and seven figure payouts for zero-day exploits for Android, iOS, Windows and Mac.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai

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
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
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
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

iPhone Bugs Are Too Valuable to Report to Apple

For now, security researchers who have been invited by Apple to submit high-value bugs through the program prefer to keep the bugs for themselves.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
What Is the iPhone?

The Life, Death, and Legacy of iPhone Jailbreaking

How a ragtag group of young hackers made the iPhone what it is today.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
Brian Merchant
Follow The Money

Nintendo Hackers Told Us $20,000 Bug Bounties Aren't Going to Stop Piracy

Nintendo is offering up to $20,000 to white hat hackers who report critical vulnerabilities that could be used to hack its new Switch console.
Kevin Wong

Teen Hacker Says He Jailbroke The iPhone 7 in Just 24 Hours

A well-known 19-year-old jailbreaker claimed the first-ever public iPhone 7 jailbreak.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai

This App Can Tell If Your iPhone Has Ever Been Hacked

A new app can detect if something wrong (and dangerous) is going on with your iDevice.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
short circuit

Chinese Hackers Pangu Have Jailbroken iOS 9

It never takes long for someone to break into new hardware.
Joseph Cox