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Jailbreak iOS 8 And iOS 8.1 Untethered Using 'Pangu' Jailbreak Tool

Jailbreak iOS 8 And iOS 8.1 Untethered Using 'Pangu' Jailbreak Tool

October 24, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Good news for iOS 8.1 users! The Chinese jailbreaking team Pangu has released a software tool that allows users to Jailbreak their iPhones, iPads and iPods running the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system, iOS 8 and iOS 8.1 . That was really very quick, as iOS users need to wait quite long for the jailbreaks. Pangu developer team is the same group responsible for jailbreaking iOS 7 few months back. The group made its jailbreak tool available by releasing a download link for the developers edition before quickly removing it. The link for the tool on Pangu’s site is currently unavailable, with the team noting on their official Twitter account that, " Current Pangu Jailbreak v1.0.0 is disabled remotely because we are fixing bug which may cause lost of your photos. Please wait … " The developer edition of the jailbreak iOS 8 tool didn’t come with the Cydia app store , which would make the tool useless for an average iOS users who likes jail
iOS 8 'Reset All Settings' Bug Could Delete Your iCloud Files

iOS 8 'Reset All Settings' Bug Could Delete Your iCloud Files

October 01, 2014Swati Khandelwal
At the beginning of the month, Apple was criticized for the security flaw in its iCloud file storage service that, according to multiple media outlets, allowed hackers to allegedly retrieve photos of a number of high-profile celebrities . And Now, the company’s newly launched iOS 8 has been reportedly found vulnerable to another critical bug that is troubling Apple iOS 8 users. After the launch of iOS 8 , some minor bugs was reported in its operating system which was quickly fixed in Apple’s iOS 8.0.1. But, the critical vulnerability discovered in iOS 8.0.1 seems to be deleting data stored in iCloud Drive without the user's permission. The bug was uncovered by MacRumors after its forum members complaint about the issue triggered by the option to " Reset All Settings ," which is typically supposed to reset your network settings to give your iOS device a clean slate to work with, but it turns out the feature is also deleting all your files from iCloud Drive.
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