Apple developer site hacked, sensitive data was encrypted
0. phoneArena 21 Jul 2013, 21:11 posted on
According to Apple, an "intruder" hacked into one of its web sites, trying to grab information about the company's registered developers; Apple says that while sensitive personal information was encrypted, the Cupertino based firm says that some names, mailing addresses and email addresses belonging to developers might have been stolen...
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1. cheetah2k (Posts: 724; Member since: 16 Jan 2011)
Encryped hey? Sony said the same thing, then came out with the truth later... Safe guard your credit cards boys n girls!!
3. icyrock1 (Posts: 241; Member since: 25 Mar 2013)
It's the developer portal that got "breached", not normal user data.
6. dsDoan (Posts: 208; Member since: 28 Dec 2011)
Do you have a link to further information regarding your Sony reference?
10. blingblingthing (Posts: 353; Member since: 23 Oct 2012)
Doesn't it cost a developer cash to become a developer with Apple? I'm sure it's $99 a year.
Why wouldn't the developer have CC details in his account? I'm sure they would.
How is a developer paid? I'm sure banking details are on their accounts.
My point? In my opinion you seemed defensive; but, a data breach is always bad. The whole thing about who it was doesn't take back what was done.
4. darkkjedii (Posts: 8877; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
Quick response is a good response, tighten your system apple. Keep em out.
5. Zeus.k (Posts: 78; Member since: 13 Jun 2013)
It's really nice to hear from apple admitting that. It didn't use to happen. Anyway good move by Apple.
8. wendygarett (unregistered)
We'll be back soon?
I thought Mr cook love to apologize?
should put 'we are sorry' instead :)
11. quakan (Posts: 1064; Member since: 02 Mar 2011)
I guess this explains why many people were complaining about getting emails for password change requests. Step one was hacking Apple, step two was probably trying to hack emails.