Control Lights, Curtains And Fan Using Siri (Video)

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Nov 292011

As we mentioned yesterday, hacks using Siri Proxy has caught the fancy of many developers as we continue to see developers creating cool plugins for Siri Proxy.

Another developer with YouTube handle phildman14 has created a custom Siri Proxy plugin, which allows him to control devices in his room.

As you can see in the video below, the developer has figured out a way to create a plugin that can pull the curtains, control the lights in a room, turning on the fan and turning off the desk lamp using Siri.

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Source Code for JailbreakMe 3.0 Released by Comex

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Jul 192011

Comex has posted the source code for JailbreakMe 3.0 on his GitHub page.

Codenamed ‘saffron’ the jailbreak uses a PDF that exploits the font system into installing a custom payload, explains Sogeti.

Two exploits are used to jailbreak Apple devices by opening a PDF file in the MobileSafari browser: initial code execution is obtained through a vulnerability in the Freetype Type 1 font parser, allowing subsequent exploitation of a kernel vulnerability to disable code signing enforcement, get root privileges and “install” the jailbreak. The same kernel vulnerability is also exploited at each reboot to provide an untethered jailbreak, using the Incomplete Codesign technique to bootstrap the kernel exploit

You can check out the code at the link below or click here for a more detailed explanation.

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[via iClarified]