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Hacking

Apple Disputes Google’s Claims of a Devastating iPhone Hack

Apple says that Google oversold the nature of the hack and that it quickly fixed the vulnerability.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.8.19
Hacking

Exploit Sellers Say There are More iPhone Hacks on the Market Than They’ve Ever Seen

There are caveats and the sellers are only a slice of the exploit market, but two exploit brokers say they’re seeing more iOS attacks now.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
Joseph Cox
9.4.19
Hacking

This Has Been the Worst Year for iPhone Security Yet

After several high profile attacks and embarrassing slip-ups, Apple’s perception as the secure consumer device is starting to crack.
Joseph Cox
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
8.31.19
Hacking

Hacker Releases First Public Jailbreak for Up-to-Date iPhones in Years

Apple accidentally unpatched a vulnerability it had already fixed, making current versions of iOS vulnerable to hackers.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
8.20.19
Hacking

Apple’s Lawsuit Against a Startup Shows How It Wants to Control the iPhone Hacking Market

Apple sued Corellium, a company that makes virtual copies of iOS for researchers to practice hacking the iPhone on.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
8.19.19
Hacking

Apple’s New Bug Bounty Is a 'Historical Moment' For the iPhone’s Security

Apple expanded the scope of its bug bounty, increased payouts, and promised special devices to a select group of researchers. For jailbreakers and hackers, there’s never been a better time to pwn the iPhone.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
8.15.19
Hacking

It’s Almost Impossible to Tell if Your iPhone Has Been Hacked

A recent vulnerability in WhatsApp shows that there’s little defenders can do to detect and analyze iPhone hacks.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.15.19
Google Photos

I Tried to Watch a Video of a Puppy and Accidentally Sent Every Photo I’ve Ever Taken to Google

Google Photos auto-syncs when you connect to Wi-Fi. Accidentally turning it on even once means you might end up uploading all of your photos to Google's servers.
Jason Koebler
5.21.18
Technology

That Hot Dog App from 'Silicon Valley' Is Real, and Yes, It Works

We no longer have to live in a state of constant confusion as to whether what we're looking at is, in fact, a wiener.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.17.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

You’ll Soon Be Able to Play Super Mario on Your iPhone

Super Mario Run is Nintendo's famous mascot's debut for iOS, and it's out in 2016.
Mike Diver
9.7.16
Art

This Illustrator Evokes Mid-Century Style in His Artwork

Owen Davey turns the natural world into nostalgic works of art.
Giaco Furino
8.21.16
Gaming

I’m the First (and Maybe Final) Professional 'Pokémon GO' Trainer

The story of one woman's Craigslist post gone viral reveals the limits of augmented reality.
Casey Halter
7.13.16
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