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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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posted on 21 Jul 2013, 21:15 4

1. cheetah2k (Posts: 768; 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!!

posted on 21 Jul 2013, 21:41 2

3. icyrock1 (Posts: 301; Member since: 25 Mar 2013)


It's the developer portal that got "breached", not normal user data.

posted on 21 Jul 2013, 21:59

6. dsDoan (Posts: 213; Member since: 28 Dec 2011)


Do you have a link to further information regarding your Sony reference?

posted on 21 Jul 2013, 22:08

7. Mxyzptlk (Posts: 3216; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)


That's not user data. Read the article.

posted on 21 Jul 2013, 23:58 2

10. blingblingthing (Posts: 419; 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.

posted on 21 Jul 2013, 21:26 1

2. tedkord (Posts: 4275; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)


So many asshat thieves.

posted on 21 Jul 2013, 21:46 3

4. darkkjedii (Posts: 10102; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


Quick response is a good response, tighten your system apple. Keep em out.

posted on 21 Jul 2013, 21:53

5. Zeus.k (unregistered)


It's really nice to hear from apple admitting that. It didn't use to happen. Anyway good move by Apple.

posted on 21 Jul 2013, 22:13 4

8. wendygarett (unregistered)


We'll be back soon?

I thought Mr cook love to apologize?
should put 'we are sorry' instead :)

posted on 21 Jul 2013, 23:25

9. tiara6918 (Posts: 1322; Member since: 26 Apr 2012)


isorry

posted on 22 Jul 2013, 00:36

11. quakan (Posts: 1140; 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.

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