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: 1579; 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: 307; Member since: 25 Mar 2013)
It's the developer portal that got "breached", not normal user data.
6. dsDoan (Posts: 229; Member since: 28 Dec 2011)
Do you have a link to further information regarding your Sony reference?
10. blingblingthing (Posts: 531; 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: 21374; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
Quick response is a good response, tighten your system apple. Keep em out.
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.
8. wendygarett (unregistered)
We'll be back soon?
I thought Mr cook love to apologize?
should put 'we are sorry' instead :)
11. quakan (Posts: 1373; 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.