- 10-12-2010, 12:43 PM #26
Once you jailbreak, you need to remote into your phone and change the root and mobile passwords from the stock 'alpine' to anything else.
How to Secure your Jailbroken iPhone from SSH Hack
A Dutch hacker recently threatened all jailbroken iPhone users with a proof of concept showing that their phones stand vulnerable to high risk and are absolutely unsafe after being jailbroken. He made use of port scanning method to find jailbroken iPhones in his country Netherlands running with SSH. He then sent unaware and totally off guard users a SMS message which read: "Your iPhone’s been hacked because it’s really insecure! Please visit doiop.com/iHacked and secure your iPhone right now! Right now, I can access all your files.".
Instructions can be found at Cydia:
Root Password How-To
- 10-12-2010, 01:20 PM #27
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- 10-12-2010, 02:22 PM #35
Open SSH is an encrypted communication protocol that allows you to connect with your iphone and edit the files... Once enabled, you need to change the passwords for both root and mobile for security reasons...
If you are not using open ssh, then there is no reason to change your PWs...
- 10-12-2010, 02:29 PM #37
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- 10-12-2010, 03:15 PM #42
This doesn't work for me with my 3G Ipad following the directions. It gets to the point where I'm in DFU mode and I click the Jailbreak button in the program. It turns my IPad back on and the green progress bar fills but then when my IPad gets to the lock screen the button says Jailbreak Failed and Restart to Retry. Several attempts same results.
- 10-12-2010, 03:16 PM #43
- 10-12-2010, 04:02 PM #46
1. Turn the device completely off and disconnect it from cable/dock.
2. Hold down the home button.
3. While holding down the home button connect to a computer with a cable (easiest) or dock.
4. Keep holding down the home button until you see a connect-to-itunes screen You are now in recovery mode.
- 10-12-2010, 04:23 PM #49
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