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Chpwn and other developers hit with iMessage DoS attack

Over the past few days, several well-known iOS and jailbreak developers have reported that they’ve been hit with an iMessage DoS, or denial of service, attack. The attacks feature a series of spam messages that end up crashing the iMessage app.

The list of affected developers include Sn0wBreeze creator iH8sn0w, Zephyr creator Chpwn, and others. And the perpetrator has been tracked to a Twitter account involved in selling things like provisioned UDIDs and Siri proxy servers…

Sn0wbreeze updated with support for iOS 6.1.2

It’s been a busy weekend for jailbreak tool updates. Last night, the evad3rs released a new version of the evasi0n untether package in Cydia, and shortly after that they posted evasi0n 1.5.

Windows users on older iOS devices might be happy to know that iH8sn0w has updated his Sn0wbreeze jailbreak tool as well. It now supports iOS 6.1.2, and features a handful of bug fixes…

Sn0wbreeze 2.9.9 is out with a handful of bug fixes

iH8sn0w has posted a minor update to his popular jailbreak utility sn0wbreeze this weekend, bringing the software to version 2.9.9. The update comes just a few days after 2.9.8 was released, and features a handful of bug fixes.

The Windows-only app includes the new untethered evasi0n jailbreak, which the evad3rs debuted last week, and is capable of hacking all pre-A5 devices on iOS 6.1 (including the Apple TV 2). Full 2.9.9 change log after the fold…

Sn0wbreeze 2.9.8 released with support for untethered iOS 6.x jailbreak

iH8sn0w has released a significant update to his popular jailbreak utility sn0wbreeze tonight, bringing the software to version 2.9.8. The update includes several improvements, as well as support for the new iOS 6.x untethered jailbreak.

As you know, the evad3rs released evasi0n yesterday for both Windows and Mac platforms. And that should handle most of your jailbreaking needs. But for those of you looking to try something different, you might give sn0wbreeze a shot…

iH8sn0w’s f0recast tool updated with new features

News on the jailbreaking front has been pretty slow as of late. With no release date in sight for a jailbreak compatible with Apple’s latest devices and software, it seems like the rest of the community has sort of quieted down.

This afternoon, iOS hacker iH8sn0w broke the silence by releasing an update to his popular f0recast utility. Version 1.4 of the app brings about a number of new features, including the ability to view SHSH blob availability…

How to jailbreak iOS 6 and iOS 6.0.1 with Sn0wBreeze 2.9.7

If you’re a Windows user, and you’ve been dying for an update to Sn0wBreeze, then your wait is over. As we posted earlier, Sn0wBreeze was updated to 2.9.7, and with it comes tethered support for pre-A5 devices running iOS 6 and iOS 6.0.1

For those of you who’ve been holding off until a Sn0wBreeze update, we’ve created a handy tutorial for you to follow, which shows you how to jailbreak iOS 6 and iOS 6.1 using Sn0wBreeze on Windows. Take a look inside for the full details…

Sn0wBreeze 2.9.7 updated with iOS 6.0 and iOS 6.0.1 jailbreak support

iH8sn0w just updated his popular Windows jailbreak tool, Sn0wBreeze, to support the latest public firmware for pre-A5 iOS devices. The update brings support to iOS 6.0 and iOS 6.0.1 tethered jailbreaks for those devices.

Eligible hardware includes the iPhone 4, and the iPhone 3GS. Sn0wBreeze does not work with A5 devices like the iPad 2, or A6 devices like the iPhone 5. This update lends support for the newest public firmware on older devices only. Take a look inside for a taste of what’s new with Sn0wBreeze 2.9.7…

Watch iH8sn0w speak at JailbreakCon

Young iOS hacker iH8sn0w made the trip from Canada to speak at JailbreakCon about downgrading iOS. Although he was nervous before getting on stage, we can all agree he did a great job…

iOS 6 beta 3 will expire on September 30th

Here is a gentle warning for those of you who have downloaded iOS beta 3, which was released yesterday. According to iOS hacker iH8sn0w, this latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system is set to expire on September 30th, 2012.

But what will happen after this date?

iOS 6 Beta 3 could arrive today, iH8sn0w notes

The third beta of iOS 6 could arrive today at 10am Pacific, 1pm Eastern Time, iOS hacker iH8sn0w tweeted last night. Apple pushed the second beta to its registered developers on June 25, following the June 11 WWDC release of the first iOS 6 beta.

The company tends to release a few betas to squash bugs and test the software with its registered base of developers before going Gold Master…

Sn0wBreeze 2.9.6 released, now supports ATV 5.0.2 firmware

Apple’s little ATV update, which started rolling out yesterday afternoon, is quickly making the rounds in the jailbreak community today. Earlier we saw FireCore’s Seas0nPass tool updated to support the new software. And now it’s Sn0wBreeze’s turn.

A few moments ago, iH8sn0w announced that he has released a new version of Sn0wBreeze: v2.9.6. The utility now includes support for the 5.0.2 Apple TV software, as well as a new feature that will allow users to resize their ATV’s root partition…