Posts Tagged ‘iPhone’
Intego spotted another piece of malware that attacks iPhones. Intego identifies and named the malware iPhone/Privacy.A, takes advantage of the same vulnerability in the iPhone as the ikee worm. We need to clarify that all these worms/hacks/malware can infect only those jailbroken iPhone whose SSH was turned on with the default root: alpine configuration. That doesn’t means all jailbroken iPhones are in the range of attack. A little workaround to change the default password can make safe your iPhone as normal. We published a guide to change your default password of SSH, if you missed then check Secure Jailbroken iPhone and Change your Default Password.
Apple has recently released iOS 4.2 Beta for iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G and iPod Touch 2G and 3G and iPad only for developers. You might want to downgrade from iOS 4.2 to iOS 4.1 / iOS 4.0.1 /iOS 4.0.2 firmware due to any problems occurring or you cannot still jailbreak iOS 4.2. Below is a simple step by step guide for both windows and Mac users to downgrade to iOS 4.1 or iOS 4.0.1 or iOS 4.0.2 from iOS 4.2.
Although I can’t and don’t guarantee this will work 100% of the time, if you’ve tried to jailbreak your iPhone gets stuck at the Apple Logo and reboots every 5-10 minutes, you need to follow these steps:
Setting the iPhone to recovery mode allows you to perform firmware restore using iTunes.
After the first fix of blackra1n with iTunes 9.1
Today I present a second Fix for resolving the conflict blackra1n with iTunes 9.1. with running the jailbreak firmware 3.1.2 iPhone and iPod Touch.
The downloadable tools from here and is a French developer solves this problem.
For those who do not know Apple changed the position of some DLL files in the latest iTunes 9.1, which prevented blackra1n RC3 to work properly with jailbroken (tethered) on iPhone firmware 3.1.2
Output is now the new version of Redsn0w 0.9beta3
What devices, platforms, and FW versions are supported?
The beta supports:
All iPhones and iPod touches except the iPod touch 3G
Windows and Mac OSX (x86)
Apple firmware 3.0 and 3.1.2
When it’s out of beta, it will support the iPod touch 3G, PPC OSX, and Linux.
f0recast is a tool for Windows that will check your iPods and iPhones to determine whether it is tethered, or unlockable (iPhone Only). It is just a real simple app for users who are confused about their device being tethered or able to unlock. It even tells iPhone user’s their Boot loader, so if you are an iPhone 3G user with the 5.8 Bootloader, it will notify you that you can downgrade your baseband if you wish to unlock. Download the app from here
Error 1015 firmware downgrade iPhone and iPod Touch
From the Apple support site:
Error 1015: This error is caused by the attempt to downgrade the firware of the iPhone or iPod touch. This may occur when you try to restore an old file. Ipsw. The downgrade to a previous version is not supported. To resolve this problem, groped to restore the latest iPhone or iPod touch available from Apple.
If you want to resolve the error 1015 follow this Tutorial:
Proceed as follows: