Posts Tagged ‘Protect iPhone 3GS Against ikee Virus Attack’

iPhone Explorer is a new software for Windows and Mac which enables you to use your iPhone and iPod touch like a USB flash drive without having to enable SSH. We all know how dangerous can enabling SSH prove to be, with all the recent worms and virus attacks which can compromise your privacy through SSH. With iPhone Explorer, you can now easily browse files and folders as if it was a normal USB flash or pen drive without having to enable SSH.

Continue reading... »

November has proved tough for jailbroken iPhone users as they twice came under attack by hackers. First one which we did warned you about was when a Dutch hacker tried to access jailbroken iPhones through SSH in his native country Netherlands. He was successful in sending totally off guarded users a message that read, “Your iPhone’s been hacked because it’s really insecure! Please visit and secure your iPhone right now! Right now, I can access all your files.”. The second development was an attempt by an Australian who successfully injected a worm called “ikee” into jailbroken iPhones whose users forgot to change their root password for SSH. Victims of ikee virus were astonished to find their home screen background automatically changed to that of Rick Astley. ikee virus spread like a chain reaction from iPhones on one cellular network, to iPhones on other.

Continue reading... »

In continuation from our last post, here is yet another development which took place in the last few days when some jailbroken iPhone users found their home screen background a little different than it was last seen by them. If your jailbroken iPhone has changed its background automatically to that of Rick Astley (some 80’s singer) with the words “ikee is never going to give you up”, then you are most likely a victim of ikee virus which infects iPhone’s via SSH. The virus in question has originated from Australia by a hacker named Ikee and it is now quickly spreading to other parts of the world. If you have been affected, luckily there is no harm done as this virus was more of an experiment than anything else.

Continue reading... »

Subscribe To Redmond Pie

Subscribe to RSS Feed Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Google+ Follow us on YouTube

Popular Stories