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Apple releases patch to disable latest iOS jailbreaking tool

Jun 02, 2020 - 1:48 PM

The update, iOS 13.5.1 and iPadOS 13.5.1, addresses the vulnerability that would have allowed Apple's devices to be jailbroken

Jailbreak tool released for latest version of iOS

May 25, 2020 - 7:45 PM

The new tool from Unc0ver is said to work across all iOS versions from 11 to 13.5

8 inmates escape from Lamitan jail in Basilan

Jul 07, 2019 - 3:10 PM

The inmates are jailed for murder and violation of the Dangerous Drugs Act

JAIL BREAK. Eight inmates escape from the Lamitan City Jail in Basilan province on July 7, 2019. Photo by Richard Falcatan/Rappler

Hundreds escape prison near Libya's Tripoli

Sep 03, 2018 - 7:52 AM

Libyan police say guards were unable to prevent the prisoners escaping as they feared for their own lives

CHAOS. Libyans gather at the site of where a mortar shell landed in the capital Tripoli on August 30, 2018. Photo by Mahmud Turkia/AFP

Police hostage crisis at Indonesia jail ends – officials

May 10, 2018 - 9:48 PM

In the pre-dawn operation, 145 prisoners "surrendered unconditionally" and the hostage was released with no further casualties reported, said Chief Security Minister Wiranto

IT'S OVER. This handout photo released by Indonesia's National Police and taken on May 9, 2018 shows a prisoner (center) surrendering to police (in foreground) after a riot at the Mobile Police Brigade headquarters in Depok, West Java. Handout/National Police/AFP

Inmates escape from Zamboanga City jail

Apr 10, 2018 - 2:00 PM

Ten of the 17 inmates who escaped from Police Station 6 in Barangay Tetuan in Zamboanga City remain at large, police say

MUG SHOTS. Some of the inmates who escaped from Police Station 6 in Zamboanga City on April 10, 2018. Photo Courtesy of Zamboanga City Police Office

68 dead in Venezuela after jailbreak attempt sparks blaze

Mar 29, 2018 - 12:25 PM

The dead included two women thought to have been visiting the jail at the time of the incident

12 escape in Sulu jailbreak

Feb 25, 2018 - 11:28 AM

A total of 29 inmates bolted from a detention facility inside Jolo’s police station; 17 have been recaptured, authorities say

Laguna police struggle to recapture 4 escaped inmates

Oct 31, 2017 - 6:10 PM

Two other inmates who fled the Laguna Provincial Jail are recaptured in Cavite

13 drug detainees escape in Pampanga jailbreak

Feb 26, 2017 - 3:58 PM

The 13 slipped out of the jail in a police camp in San Fernando City Pampanga before dawn PDEA says

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Jan 06, 2017 - 10:20 AM

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Jan 05, 2017 - 8:51 PM

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50 recaptured, over 100 still on the run in PH's biggest jailbreak

Jan 05, 2017 - 1:39 PM

UPDATED The BJMP says 13 high value targets – 7 Muslim rebels and 6 organized crime gang members – were not among the 158 inmates who bolted a North Cotabato jail

RECAPTURED. A photo of some of the recaptured inmates from the North Cotabato District Jail jailbreak. Photo from Editha Caduaya/Rappler

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Jan 04, 2017 - 8:12 PM

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Jan 04, 2017 - 1:13 PM

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Jan 04, 2017 - 11:15 AM

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Over 100 inmates escape in Kidapawan jail attack

Jan 04, 2017 - 8:10 AM

UPDATED At least one jail personnel is killed during the attack

The North Cotabato District Jail in Kidapawan City. Photo courtesy of BJMP Community Relations Service Office

Terror leader escapes in Lanao del Sur jailbreak

Aug 28, 2016 - 10:46 AM

3rd UPDATE Authorities believe the attack was carried out by members of the local terrorist gang Maute Group

Taliban storm Afghan prison, free hundreds of inmates

Sep 14, 2015 - 1:13 PM

Deputy provincial governor Mohammad Ali Ahmadi says 352 inmates escaped after the attack though the Afghan interior ministry said up to 400 managed to flee

Basilan jailbreak: Abu Sayyaf member, 7 others escape

Jan 27, 2015 - 10:14 AM

The inmates climb through the ceiling and jump to the concrete fence

File photo of a Philippine jail

3 dead in Zambo del Norte jailbreak

Aug 30, 2014 - 10:52 AM

Authorities say all the escapees have been arrested following a joint manhunt operation by the PNP and the BJMP assisted by the AFP

Egypt gunmen kill police guard of Morsi judge

Feb 28, 2014 - 11:15 PM

Sergeant Abdallah Metwally was shot dead as he rode his motorbike across a bridge over the Nile in the city of Mansoura north of Cairo

13 inmates remain at large after Bukidnon jailbreak

Sep 05, 2013 - 6:55 PM

2nd UPDATE Nine escapees have surrendered or have been recaptured Police and military teams are pursuing the rest who broke from the Valencia City Jail

Thirty prisoners escape from Indonesian jail: officials

Aug 18, 2013 - 10:25 PM

About 30 prisoners escaped from an overcrowded jail after riots broke out

Interpol suspects Al-Qaeda in string of recent jailbreaks

Aug 03, 2013 - 10:39 PM

UPDATED President Francois Hollande says France would close its embassy in Yemen over security fears for several days

AL-QAEDA CHIEF. Hours after the US alert was issued on August 3, an audio recording was posted on militant Islamist forums in which Al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri accused the US of "plotting" with Egypt's military, secularists and Christians to overthrow Islamist president Mohamed Morsi. File photo by AFP

Hundreds of prisoners escape in Taliban jail attack

Jul 30, 2013 - 3:44 PM

At least 13 people were killed in the overnight assault which triggered a 3 hour gun battle between security forces and militants

Bandit suspect, 10 others bolt jail

Jul 10, 2012 - 12:58 PM

A high profile bandit in central Mindanao and 10 others escaped from a jail in Cotabato

Nearly 400 escape in Northwest Pakistan jailbreak

Apr 15, 2012 - 9:45 AM

Some 384 prisoners including militants escaped early Sunday April 15 from a jail in northwestern Pakistan after an attack by insurgents armed with guns grenades and rockets officials said