All items tagged with "Hack in the Box"

Hacker Demonstrates Ability To Remotely Hijack An Airplane Using A Smartphone

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You can get some pretty cool gadgets that can be remote controlled by your smartphones and tablets, such as helicopters, cars, and even tanks. But who wants one of those when you can control the real think?

At the Hack in the Box security conference in Amsterdam this week, Hugo Teso, a pilot turned IT technician, demonstrated the ability to remotely hijack an airplane using a smartphone and a radio transmitter.

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How The Absinthe 2.0 Untethered Jailbreak Works Its Magic On Your iOS Device

How The Absinthe 2.0 Untethered Jailbreak Works Its Magic On Your iOS Device

During today’s Jailbreak Live event at the Hack in the Box conference in Amsterdam, Pod2g and his “dream team” of iOS hackers took to the stage to unveil the long-awaited iOS 5.1.1 untethered jailbreak. The team also explained how the Absinthe 2.0 software works its magic and opens your device up to a world filled with apps and tweaks that Apple never wanted you to install on your device.

Here’s how it works.

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iOS 5.1.1 Untethered Jailbreak Expected To Go Live Tomorrow Morning

iOS 5.1.1 Untethered Jailbreak Expected To Go Live Tomorrow Morning

You'll want to be online this Friday morning.

We’ve been waiting a long time for Pod2g and his team to release the untethered jailbreak for devices running iOS 5.1.1, but that wait could soon be over. It was already confirmed earlier this week that Absinthe 2.0 was just a matter of days away, sparking speculation that hackers will pull a “one more thing” announcement on the last day of this week’s “Hack in the Box” conference in Amsterdam.

According to the event’s official Twitter feed, that’s exactly what’s going to happen.

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