Entries in 'jailbreak' (15)

Apple closes jailbreak loophole with new iOS update

Apple closes jailbreak loophole with new iOS update

Up iOS update that closes a lockscreen security loophole has also put a stop to a popular iPhone jailbreak.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2013 at 3:40PM in News
iPad 3 already jailbroken by hackers

iPad 3 already jailbroken by hackers

Apple’s brand new iPad 3 has been jailbroken by the Apple hacking community just hours after its release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2012 at 10:16AM in News
PS3 piracy rears its ugly face once again

PS3 piracy rears its ugly face once again

Having seemingly closed the door on PS3 piracy earlier this year, Sony once again faces the prospect of another piracy threat looming over its console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2011 at 9:42AM in News
The good news – iPad 2 sales near 1m

The good news – iPad 2 sales near 1m

Sales of Apple's iPad 2 came close to 1m units in the US over the tablet's opening weekend, news agency Reuters is reporting.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 15th 2011 at 8:42AM in News

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PS3 hacker gets restraining order

PS3 hacker gets restraining order

George ‘geohot’ Hotz has been issued a temporary restraining order preventing him from distributing PS3 homebrew software.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 28th 2011 at 9:58AM in News
MS negotiates WP7 jailbreak withdrawal

MS negotiates WP7 jailbreak withdrawal

Perhaps deciding that it lacked the appetite for a cat-and-mouse style brawl over the hacking of its new line of Windows Phone 7 devices, Microsoft has come up with a ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 6th 2010 at 9:22AM in News
Sony blocks PSJailbreak

Sony blocks PSJailbreak

Sony has issued a downloadable patch on PSN that stops controversial homebrew enabler PSJailbreak from working.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 7th 2010 at 11:26AM in News
PSJailbreak ban scope limited

PSJailbreak ban scope limited

Reports are suggesting that the ban placed on a new PS3 hacking device in Australia last week may not afford PS3 the protection Sony might have hoped.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 6th 2010 at 12:37PM in News

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PSJailbreak banned in Australia

PSJailbreak banned in Australia

Sony has won its first major victory in the battle against PS3 homebrew enabler PSJailbreak.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 3rd 2010 at 3:10PM in News
PSJailbreak team dismiss Sony injunction

PSJailbreak team dismiss Sony injunction

The company behind the controversial PSJailbreak, a device that allows users to play homebrew and pirated code on PS3 for the first time, has asserted its position in the face ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 31st 2010 at 1:03PM in News
iPhone jailbreak team backs down

iPhone jailbreak team backs down

Having opened up the world of iPhone jailbreaking to a whole new audience earlier this month, Dev-Team has confirmed that it will not be releasing an updated version designed to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 26th 2010 at 11:06AM in News

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iPhone jailbreaking legalised

iPhone jailbreaking legalised

The bad news just keeps coming for Apple. The US Government has ruled that owners of the iPhone are legally able to ‘jailbreak’ their phones, a process that allows then ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 27th 2010 at 1:12PM in News
iPhone 4 hacking begins

iPhone 4 hacking begins

Having arrived in a number of key global markets last Thursday, the first hackers to have jailbroken the iPhone 4 are already boasting online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 28th 2010 at 11:50AM in News
The iPad has been hacked

The iPad has been hacked

An existing loophole used to crack the security features of the iPhone has allowed hackers to jailbreak the iPad just hours after Apple’s new tablet device hit the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 6th 2010 at 3:26PM in News