Press Release

Email. Email press release link

September 4, 2008

You are invited to a free live webcast--iPhone Forensics 101: Bypassing the iPhone Passcode

In this live webcast, iPhone hacker and data forensics expert Jonathan Zdziarski guides you through the steps used by law enforcement agencies to bypass the iPhone 3G's passcode lock by creating a custom firmware bundle. Author of the upcoming book, "iPhone Forensics," Jonathan has devoted much of his talent supporting law enforcement personnel with his development of a forensics toolkit that allows them to recover, process, and remove sensitive data stored on the iPhone, iPhone 3G, and iPod Touch. This live presentation is aimed towards law enforcement and anyone else who has a need to access the not-so-readily available data on an iPhone.

Attendance is limited, so register now. We'll send you a reminder before the webcast. And please feel free to share this invitation with others.

Date: Thursday, September 11
Time: 10:00am PDT (17:00 GMT)
How to Join: Register now and we'll send you a reminder!
Meeting link:

About Jonathan Zdziarski
Jonathan Zdziarski is better known in the hacker community as "NerveGas". He has played a key role in opening the iPhone's environment to third-party software development, and is hailed on many geek news sites for cracking this device and leading the effort to write the first open source applications. Jonathan was the first to develop an application that takes full advantage of the major iPhone APIs with, a portable Nintendo Entertainment System emulator.

Jonathan is also a full-time research scientist and longtime mobile hacker. Prior to the iPhone, Jonathan was well known for uncovering vulnerabilities in Verizon's online systems and hacking popular Verizon phones to restore functionality once crippled by the communications behemoth. His books include iPhone Application Development and iPhone Forensics.

About O'Reilly

O'Reilly Media spreads the knowledge of innovators through its books, online services, magazines, and conferences. Since 1978, O'Reilly Media has been a chronicler and catalyst of cutting-edge development, homing in on the technology trends that really matter and spurring their adoption by amplifying "faint signals" from the alpha geeks who are creating the future. An active participant in the technology community, the company has a long history of advocacy, meme-making, and evangelism.

Return to: O'Reilly Press Room

Recent Press Releases

7/8/15 O'Reilly Media Announces Next:Economy
4/27/15 O'Reilly Media and dpunkt.verlag partner on technology media offerings in Germany
12/3/14 O'Reilly Media Announces New Event--Bitcoin & The Blockchain: An O'Reilly Radar Summit
11/5/14 O'Reilly Media Acquires Video-Training Firm Infinite Skills
10/7/14 O'Reilly and Cloudera Announce Expanded Partnership

Press Release Archive »


Press Contacts


Sara Winge
800/998-9938 x7109

Media Relations - North America & Conferences

Maureen Jennings
800/998-9938 x7083

Media Relations - Germany

Corina Pahrmann

Media Relations - Japan

Kenji Watari

Media Relations - United Kingdom

Helen Coding
+44 (0)1252-721284