Items tagged with iPhone Jailbreak

Jailbroken iPhone owners, you've already been warned this week with a different hack. This one uses the same "vulnerability" to "rickroll" the homescreen of jailbroken iPhones. To "rickroll" someone is to intentionally redirect them to a video of "Never Gonna Give You Up" from one two-hit-wonder 80's pop "superstar" Rick Astley, but it's also used for a variety of Astley-ish stunts. Thus, this one, in which a hacker named "ikee" hacked into jailbroken iPhones to replace their home screen with a Rick Astley background. Just as with the hack we wrote about earlier, it has to do with the fact that as SSH is generally enabled on jailbroken iPhones, if you don't change your default root password,... Read more...