Microsoft Praises Windows Mobile Jailbreak Attempt

By Robert Vamosi | 1/9/13 2:08 AM

Maybe just for the publicity, Microsoft has publicly acknowledged the work of a hacker who published a circumvention method that he believed would jailbreak Microsoft mobile phones.

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Jail Broken and Wild: IBM Identifies High-Risk Devices Hitting Corporations Where It Hurts

By JDavis | 3/11/11 6:15 AM

In a report flagging jail broken phones as potential security threats, IBM urged the industry to consider the near future of mobile security at the 2011 IBM Pulse Conference. With more consumers doing e-commerce on smart phones, there is a greater financial incentive for hackers to jail break these devices.

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Jailbreak Your iPad

By JDavis | 5/4/10 8:08 AM

A mere month after its release, Apple's iPad can now easily be "jailbroken" using readily available tools. The jailbreaking process became popular as a way for users to hack their own iPhones in order to control previously limited aspects of the device such as home screen backgrounds, installation of third party apps and modem tethering to PCs. Although the jailbreak process essentially voids the device's warranty, some users will prefer the added tweak-ability of their jailbroken iPads to Apple's proprietary software.

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iPad Not Yet Available. But Already Hacked?

By JDavis | 3/29/10 5:31 PM

George Hotz gained cyber-fame as the first hacker to successfully break into the iPhone. And's Gadget Lab is reporting that he's already declared himself triumphant over Apple's not-yet-available iPad device.

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