Siri Exploit Lets Anyone Skip the Lockscreen to Text or Call Contacts

The iPhone lockscreen has never been completely secure. Past exploits allowed random people to access your photos or to make calls with a few choreographed swipes. The latest, however, can grant access to your full contact list through Siri and let a stranger call, text, or email anyone they want from your number. Read More >>

iOS 7 Is Secretly Baby-Proof

Regardless of what you think of its icons, iOS 7 is a big design shift for Apple, and it's here to stay. When the new OS finally hits consumer phones everywhere, it might be a little surprise for some, but there's one demographic it's really going to flummox: babies. Read More >>

Sony’s Xperia Z Added to Long List of Phones With Easily Bypassed Lockscreens

Working out clever ways to bypass phone lockscreens is the new hot thing for nerds to do with their time these days, with the iPhone 5 and several Samsung models recently falling victim to clever little glitches that can access supposedly secure phones. Now Sony's new smartphone flagship has been cracked, too. Read More >>

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Not Only Has Apple Killed the Evasi0n Jailbreak, It’s Failed to Secure Your iPhone Too

Apple's release of iOS 6.1.3 might have killed the Evasi0n jailbreak, but at least we thought it would bring an end to the lockscreen bypass issues. Unfortunately, no. Apple still has a glaring hole in its iPhone security, and this one, dare I say it, seems even easier. Not good. Read More >>

Another Samsung Lockscreen Bypass Demonstrated on the Galaxy Note II

The lockscreen on Samsung's Galaxy Note II is the latest to be rather easily bypassed by a crude technique, and this one doesn't involve anything more complex than perseverance and a quick Google voice search. Read More >>

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Apple Credits Evad3rs as the iOS 6.1.3 Update Nukes Your Untethered Jailbreak

Apple has finally patched the gaping lockscreen hole in iOS 6.1, but in the process it's also killed-off the exploits used by Evad3rs for their Evasi0n jailbreak. In fact, Cupertino went as far as to credit the jailbreakers for finding the four of the six holes. If you're running a jailbroken iPhone or iPad, don't update, for now. Read More >>

The Samsung Galaxy S III’s Lockscreen Is Swiss Cheese Too

As if here to solely prove my point, that it's pretty much safe to assume that if someone has your phone in their possession they'll be able to get through the lockscreen, the Samsung Galaxy S III has a security bug too. You can gain full access to a locked Galaxy S III with a series of simple button presses. Read More >>

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It’s Probably Safe to Assume That If Someone Steals Your Phone, They’ll Be Able to Get Through the Lockscreen

Apple's iOS 6.1 lockscreen is basically Swiss cheese, it's so full of holes, and now Android's being hit with something similar. You can apparently bypass Samsung Galaxy Note 2's lockscreen, be it PIN, pattern, password, or face-unlock protected, with a quick couple of button presses. Read More >>

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You Can Bypass the iOS 6.1 Lockcode Screen With This Simple Technique

Let's just say iOS 6.1 hasn't been Apple's finest hour. So far it's been plagued with connection issues, battery woes, and now it's totally insecure. You can simply bypass any lockcode on an iPhone using a pretty straightforward sequence of button presses. Oh Apple, what the hell happened here? Read More >>

Rethinking the iPhone Lockscreen

iOS is boring. It's unconnected. It isn't flexible. It's slow. That's generally the consensus. And while many look to Jony Ive's new role as the answer, it doesn't exactly solve these problems. So I thought I would give it a shot. Read More >>