Hackers Swipe 225,000 Jailbroken iPhone Users’ Account Information

Hackers Swipe 225,000 Jailbroken iPhone Users’ Account Information

Jailbreaking your Apple device, or using illicitly obtained software to customize it in ways that Apple never intended and install unauthorized apps, is something that most users thought was against the rules but innocent, even if it does void your Apple warranty. Now Apple is facing a good news/bad news situation: a hack involving jailbroken iPhones validates their policies, but also means that the phrase “iPhone hack” is all over the news. [More]

AT&T Knows You're Using Your Jail-Broken iPhone To Tether, Asks You Nicely To Stop

AT&T Knows You're Using Your Jail-Broken iPhone To Tether, Asks You Nicely To Stop

Since the iPhone was introduced, people have been jailbreaking the device so they can tether their computers and other devices to it to access the internet. But in the last few says, a number of readers have written us after receiving an e-mail from AT&T indicating that the Death Star is onto their jailbreaking ways and would kindly like you to stop. [More]