iOS 8 has been technically jailbroken since October 22, but it’s taken weeks to get it polished enough for Cydia, the jailbreak alternative to the App Store.
Now that things are “stable enough,” Cydia creator Jay Freeman has flipped the switch to start allowing the sale of iOS 8 tweaks and themes.
A group of Chinese hackers called Pangu made and released the iOS 8 jailbreak last month, but it was a rather crude implementation that required bug fixes and updates to make it safe for users beyond the most experienced jailbreakers.
Just in time for the holiday season, phishers have devised a more efficient way to get unwary online shoppers to part with their personal data and financial account information.
The new technique, dubbed Operation Huyao by the security researchers at Trend Micro who discovered it, basically lessens the time and effort needed for attackers to mount a phishing campaign while also making such attacks harder to spot.
With the maturity of China's quantum information science and technology, an advanced network that is considered unhackable and will provide the most secure encryption technology is ready to commercialise in China, according to Pan Jianwei, a quantum scientist and professor at the University of Science and Technology of China, Xinhua reported on Tuesday.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation or EFF, a non-profit digital rights group, has investigated the security of various messaging apps and created a new Secure Messaging Scorecard, ranking messaging apps and tools like iMessage, FaceTime, BlackBerry Messenger, Skype, Snapchat, and more, based on seven different factors:
2014 has seen a veritable glut of security-minded gadgets on crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter, all of them looking to add some sort of sensor tech into your living room. One of the latest examples is Point, an app-enabled smoke detector with additional sensors capable of monitoring things like temperature spikes, humidity levels, and unusual noises.