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Mobile Application Penetration Testing by Vijay Kumar Velu

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Setting up iPhone/iPad with necessary tools

We learned why we need a jailbroken device for penetration testing in an earlier section. We will configure iPad air jailbroken with the required tools, and you can use any device that you might want to use for testing purposes: either iPhone or iPad running iOS 8.4 or higher.

Cydia

Cydia is the alternative app store for all the jailbroken devices, and it allows users to install multiple applications with tweaks. An Apple device is considered to be jailbroken only when the Cydia app is available on the device; this app provides complete advanced package management with all the different varieties of repositories that can be configured using different source options in the Cydia user interface.

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