iphone hacking

How Apple’s tight rein on iPhone security helps hackers

Apple keeps a very tight lid on iPhone security, but that might actually benefit very sophisticated hackers, according to some security experts. This is how Saudi Arabia was allegedly able to hack

iPhone 11 held off FBI hacking efforts for two months

It reportedly took the FBI two months to bypass the security built in an iPhone 11. This demonstrates how difficult iPhone hacking is for even one of the world’s premier law-enforcement agencies. On

New York City built a $10 million iPhone-cracking lab

New York City works every day on hacking into thousands of iPhones, Androids, iPads, etc. The district attorney of Manhattan believes these contain evidence of crimes, and spent $10 million on a lab

Saudi Prince Allegedly Hacked World's Richest Man Jeff Bezos Using WhatsApp

The iPhone of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, the world's richest man, was reportedly hacked in May 2018 after receiving a WhatsApp message from the personal account of Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin

Facebook Sues Israeli NSO Spyware Firm For Hacking WhatsApp Users

Finally, for the very first time, an encrypted messaging service provider is taking legal action against a private entity that has carried out malicious attacks against its users.Facebook filed a

1-Click iPhone and Android Exploits Target Tibetan Users via WhatsApp

A team of Canadian cybersecurity researchers has uncovered a sophisticated and targeted mobile hacking campaign that is targeting high-profile members of various Tibetan groups with one-click exploits
Apple Just Released an Emergency Patch for the iPhone

Apple Just Released an Emergency Patch for the iPhone

The company released a patch to fix a dangerous bug on Monday, a week after hackers had released a jailbreak for fully patched iPhones.

Researchers trick Face ID with modified glasses

One of the advantages of Face ID over Touch ID is that the person unlocking their iPhone must be awake. However, researchers found a way to fool Apple’s facial recognition system into thinking someone

Forensics firm claims it can break into every iPhone

A company staffed with white-hat hackers apparently made a breakthrough in unlocking iPhones and iPads. Cellebrite says it is offering law enforcement agencies access to every bit of data on any iOS

Police Can't Force You To Unlock Your Phone Using Face or Fingerprint Scan

Can feds force you to unlock your iPhone or Android phone?..."NO"A Northern California judge has ruled that federal authorities can't force you to unlock your smartphone using your fingerprints or

Zerodium Offers to Buy Zero-Day Exploits at Higher Prices Than Ever

Well, there's some good news for hackers and vulnerability hunters, though terrible news for tech manufacturers!Exploit vendor Zerodium is now willing to offer significantly higher payouts for full,

New iPhone Bug Gives Anyone Access to Your Private Photos

A security enthusiast who discovered a passcode bypass vulnerability in Apple's iOS 12 late last month has now dropped another passcode bypass bug that works on the latest iOS 12.0.1 that was released

Pangu Hackers have Jailbroken iOS 12 on Apple's New iPhone XS

Bad news for Apple.The Chinese hacking team Pangu is back and has once again surprised everyone with a jailbreak for iOS 12 running on the brand-new iPhone XS.Well, that was really fast.Pangu
Hyper-targeted attack against 13 iPhones dropped malicious apps via MDM

Hyper-targeted attack against 13 iPhones dropped malicious apps via MDM

Installed hacked versions of Telegram, WhatsApp, and tracked users' location and SMS.

Hacker hacks iPhone hacking company’s secret hacks

Israel’s NSO Group makes a business of hacking iPhones and Android devices. In a reversal of roles, it was hacked by one of its own employees and valuable intellectual property was stolen. While its

Ex-NSO Employee Caught Selling Stolen Phone Hacking Tool For $50 Million

A former employee of one of the world's most powerful hacking companies NSO Group has been arrested and charged with stealing phone hacking tools from the company and trying to sell it for $50 million

iPhone hacking van is a spy’s wet dream

Sometimes it’s hard to tell if something is real or was dreamed up by a Batman villain. That’s the case with the WiSpear iPhone hacking van. This tool supposedly can be used to install malware on an

Hacker discovers bypassing iPhone passcode limit just requires a keyboard [UPDATED]

Companies like Grayshift help police bypass the passcodes on locked iPhones. One might think that this requires some byzantine hacking skills. Apparently not. A hacker reports that iOS has a soft spot

Turns out iOS 12 isn’t safe from ‘brute force’ iPhone unlockers

Apple put a feature in the first iOS 12 beta designed specifically to thwart iPhone unlocking tools that use the Lightning port to get access to the device. But Grayshift, maker of a prominent

Malicious Siri voice commands can hide in regular music

Suppose you’re listening to some music, then glance over an realize your iPhone has loaded a porn site all on its own. That’s the nightmare scenario researchers say is possible after they proved voice