The First iPhone Was a Landline
Before the smartphone fit in your bag, it sat on your desk—and sometimes, it was even called an iPhone. Let’s check out a few landline smartphones.
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.
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.
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.
Another Day Another Hack
This Counterfeit iPhone Is Riddled With Backdoors and Malware
Fake devices look real but are rife with unpatched operated systems, outdated kernels, and a universe of dodgy backdoors and malware, researchers have found.
Google Hackers Found 10 Ways to Hack an iPhone Without Touching It
Many of the vulnerabilities relied on using iMessage to own the rest of the phone, Google's Project Zero said.
Apple Will Give You $1 Million to Hack an iPhone
It's the biggest prize Apple has ever offered, and a sign of how much the iPhone's software vulnerabilities are worth on the black market.
Barr Says Police Need Encryption Backdoors, Doesn’t Mention Hacking Tools They Use All the Time
Barr reignited demands for tech companies to find a technical solution to the ‘Going Dark’ issue, but neglected to mention in his keynote speech that law enforcement agencies use hacking techniques to bypass encryption.
History Will Not Be Kind to Jony Ive
Ive, Apple's Chief Design Officer, is leaving the company. He leaves a legacy that made its products hard to repair and impossible to upgrade.
Dark Mode Isn’t ‘Easier on the Eyes’ for Everybody
Apple’s new dark mode for iOS 13 can save battery life, but it won’t save everyone's eyes from screen strain.
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast
Big Tech Doesn't Want You to Be Able To Fix Your Things
The VICE Guide to Right Now goes inside the right to repair movement.
VICE News Tonight on HBO
This Woman's House Was About To Be Bulldozed for a Foxconn Factory. Here's How That Went.
Everyone in the village of Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin, gave in — except Kim Mahoney.