A five-minute video has been released on the YouTube channel called EverythingApplesPro, demonstrating a major security related hack. The bug exists in both the initial release of iOS 8 and the iOS 8.0.2 build, allowing an easy bypass of the passcode. With further testing it's been determined that this is most likely just Touch ID acknowledging the thumbprint on a hair trigger. So How Does It Work? The video shows a detailed process and it seems quite easy, but it does have a low success … [Read more...] about iOS 8.0.2 Passcode Bypass Hack Turned Out to Be Bogus
If you remembered to upgrade to iOS 8 after it was released last week and before the launch of iPhone 6, you could still downgrade to 7.1.2 if you weren't happy with the new changes. But now Apple has officially finished signing SHSH blob files for iOS 7.1.2, and this means that if you updated to iOS 8 you can't now downgrade to iOS 7.1.2. Oooooo. 7.1.2 signing just got killed — iH8sn0w (@iH8sn0w) September 26, 2014 This is certainly not a new tactic by Apple of preventing users from … [Read more...] about Officially No More Downgrade from iOS 8 to 7.1.2
Today Apple released iOS 8.0.1, the first update for the new iOS 8. It was designed to fix a whole heap of problems, but unfortunately that's not what eventuated. As soon as the update was released the reports started coming in: iOS 8.0.1 was breaking features like Touch ID and cellular reception. The faulty update was eventually removed by Apple, but by that time many people had already installed it. Downloading the update created immediate problems for users, including not being able to … [Read more...] about iOS 8.0.1 Withdrawn After Broken Cellular Reception and Touch ID Complaints
Great news for those who missed out on the iOS 8 festivities today, the PanGu jailbreaking team say they're very busy cracking up Apple’s new operating system. Yesterday, users were advised to jailbreak their Apple devices while can do, also confirming that they're already working on hacking the new firmware. You must remember though that just because they say a jailbreak for iOS 8 is being worked on, it doesn't mean there will definitely be one soon. But, it is more information than we had … [Read more...] about PanGu Team Doesn’t Give Up on iOS 8 Jailbreak Development
The latest version of Apple's iOS operating system, the iOS 8, has finally been released for free to iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users. We're assured by Apple that this latest iOS update is a big step up from iOS 7. This update is accessible through an over-the-air update available by going to Settings-General-Software Update. If you've got a restricted or limited data plan and you can't download it wireless, get the update by connecting the phone to the newest version of iTunes. In … [Read more...] about iOS 8 Comes Equipped with Plenty Security Improvements
According to the latest press release by the Cupertino Company on September 9th, Apple's latest iOS 8 is due for release on 17th September. With only a few days to go we already have news of an iOS jailbreak. On an image link posted to Reddit, wOrldello showed what looks like a screenshot of the PanGu app icon and the iOS 8 interface. Of course the iOS 8 hasn't been released as yet but wOrldello claims to have successfully reverse engineered the PanGu jailbreak for the iOS 7.1.x. Other … [Read more...] about Alleged iOS 8 Jailbreak Presented on Reddit – Fake or Real?