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Mercenary hackers, HackingTeam, claim full control over Windows Phone on behalf of governments

Mercenary hackers, HackingTeam, claim full control over Windows Phone on behalf of governments

When it comes to mobile platforms, Windows Phone 8 is reportedly very secure. Just look at the jailbreak scene on Windows Phone compared to Android and iOS. Sure, the lower number of handsets could be a valid reason why hackers haven’t exactly targeted the platform, but you think by know we’d be seeing more on the rooting/jailbreak front by now. Publicly the platform is more or less...

Sam Sabri 114
Let the hacking begin: Samsung ATIV S gets interop-unlocked, making it a first for Windows Phone 8

Let the hacking begin: Samsung ATIV S gets interop-unlocked, making it a first for Windows Phone 8

Interop-unlocking of the Samsung ATIV S has reportedly been accomplished, opening the gates for deeper level OS changes The hacking scene for Windows Phone 8 so far has been pretty dismal, with a lot of the legends in the community moving on to more open systems like Android. Although Windows Phone 7.x did see some minor movement within the fringe hacking community, its replacement OS...

Daniel Rubino 86
Jaxbot of famed Windows Phone Hacker to “retire”; We look back and give thanks

Jaxbot of famed Windows Phone Hacker to “retire”; We look back and give thanks

For those of you who are into the ‘homebrew’ hacking community for Windows Phone, you’ll want to take note that Jaxbot, the man behind the site Windows Phone Hacker (www.windowsphonehacker.com) will sadly be retiring. Jaxbot just graduated from high school—yes, he was a young lad---and he will be moving on to college in the fall, where he hopes to take on other projects and adventures....

Daniel Rubino 68