Jailbroken iPhones are vulnerable to latest malware attack

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  1. Rafagon

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    A new piece of malware has been reported by antivirus and security software firm Kasperky. It can affect Windows Phone, Android, and jailbroken iOS devices. Non-jailbroken devices are immune.

    It is said that this malicious software apparently targets diplomats, key figures within military circles, and business executives.
     
  2. Europa

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    Same advice as always. Don't install shady repositories in Cydia or install cracked apps. If you do, your phone will be vulnerable to malware just like Android phones are. It's a non-issue for jailbreakers who are cautious.
     
  3. Ledsteplin

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    According to the target list, you and I are safe! :)


    Sent from my ancient but trustworthy iPhone 5.
     
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  4. coop1701

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    Typically I am careful what tweaks I install. I hate giving up my diplomatic status, but after that whole mess I cause in Turkey that time. It's really a win win for everyone.
     
  5. GreigCo

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    I trust the most app's i download! :-* :rolleyes:

    sent from my iPhone 6 using tapatalk 4 beta
     
  6. Napoleon PhoneApart

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    Was it as bad as the brouhaha I caused in Prague, Czechoslovakia in the 80s after I disconnected a hotel security camera? Bummer for me. Air Force letter of reprimand.
     
  7. TRBO VNM

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    So you can jailbreak iOS 8.x now?
     
  8. MoneyMaker79

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    Yes you can, with TaiG.
     
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    Yes, that is the website. Nice searching.
     
  11. rugved1118

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    I am on 8.1.2 firmware and would like to jailbreak my iphone 5s which is still under warranty. My question is, after jailbreaking, will all my data and apps be lost ?
     
  12. Europa

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    Nothing will be lost. However, it is recommended that you back up in iTunes or iCloud prior to jailbreaking just on the off chance that something goes wrong.
     
  13. rugved1118

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    Just like how we take backup on a computer using itunes, is there a way to take backup on a computer once it is jailbroken ?
     
  14. Napoleon PhoneApart

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    Just a friendly reminder: please post jailbreak content in our jailbreak forum. Thanks.
     
  15. rugved1118

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    I have jailbroken my iphone 5s but would like to download and install new apps... Can anyone please tell me how do i do it ?
     
  16. Europa

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    You install App Store apps the same way you did it prior to jailbreaking. Jailbroken apps are installed in Cydia.
     
  17. rugved1118

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    I cannot find it.. I would like to install watchboard but when i type it and click on search, nothing happens.
     
  18. Europa

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    Make sure you spell it correctly and have the BigBoss repo added. Then click the purchase button.
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  19. rugved1118

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    I have purchased and installed weatherboard but cant figure out where is it and how do i activate it. Can anybody please help me ?
     
  20. MoneyMaker79

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    The settings for Weatherboard will be in the iPhone settings further down.

    I just noticed where this is in the forum as I responded on the app and am now on the internet website. Shucks. Back on topic, has anybody actually seen this malware attack?
     

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