The Weakest Link

Inside the Messy, Dark Side of Nintendo Switch Piracy

Doxing rivals, stealing each other’s files, and poking around Nintendo’s servers are all a normal part of the ballooning Nintendo Switch hacking and piracy scenes.
Joseph Cox

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
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
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
Right to fly

We Talked to the Guy Selling a Pre-Hacked Drone on eBay

Brand new, never flown, rooted.
Ben Sullivan
Right to fly

DJI Is Locking Down Its Drones Against a Growing Army of DIY Hackers

Drone hackers have forced DJI into an arms race.
Ben Sullivan
Right to fly

Drone Pilots Are Buying Russian Software to Hack Their Way Past DJI's No Fly Zones

It's an arms race.
Ben Sullivan

Hacker Dumps iOS Cracking Tools Allegedly Stolen from Cellebrite

The hacker says this demonstrates that when organizations make hacking tools, those techniques will eventually find their way to the public.
Joseph Cox

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

Companies Can’t Legally Void the Warranty for Jailbreaking or Rooting Your Phone

Federal warranty law protects your right to run third-party software on your electronics.
Jason Koebler

Apple Doesn’t Want Talks About Hacking on Apple TV

The Chaos Computer Club had its Apple TV app rejected for including videos on hacking and jailbreaking.
J.M. Porup