FaceTime Hacked Onto iPad

It's an ugly hack, but a genius iFans has managed to port the iPod Touch version of Facetime onto the existing iPad. Since it has no camera, obviously the people on the other side can't see you, but the audio works just fine, and the interface has been tweaked for the high res screen, too. It'll only work over Wi-Fi, and putting it together is trickier than many other hacks, but it's might impressive for that. Here's the official walkthrough: Things needed: Conference.framework, IMCore.framework MobilePhone.app, ConferenceRegistrationSettings.bundle, AVFoundation.framework, Celestial.framework, and the UISounds folder all from iPod Touch 4 4.2.1 firmware and a Jailbroken iPad running 4.2.1 (works on untethered and tethered) Please … [Read more...]

iPhone Worldwide Hack Coming Thursday

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Two researchers have found an iPhone bug that could infect phones virally via SMS. They plan to reveal the still unpatched iPhone bug at the Black Hat cybersecurity conference in Las Vegas on Thursday. If you receive a text message with a single square character, you are advised to immediately turn off your iPhone, as they warn it means that someone has utilized the bug to take over your iPhone. "This is serious. The only thing you can do to prevent it is turn off your phone," said cybersecurity researcher Charles Miller. "Someone could pretty quickly take over every iPhone in the world with this." The two found the bug in how the iPhone handles text messages. Once in control, the hacker has complete control over your iPhone, … [Read more...]