Tag Archives: Hackers

Hackers use Find My iPhone lock message to demand ransom

According to Dutch site AppleTips, hackers gained access to compromised Apple IDs and used Find My iPhone’s lock message tool to demand ransom. The following message would appear on the lock screen: This device is locked. Unlock 50$. Email for details: helpappledevice@gmail.com While most users reading this post won’t likely fall for this,…

Report: Apple hackers were Eastern European, not Chinese

As you may have heard, Apple, among other large companies were hacked earlier this week. It was later found that an online forum was partly to blame for the incident, and it was then assumed that hackers from China were responsible. However, today a new report is out via Bloomberg stating that actually it was hackers from Eastern European countries…

1 million iPhone and iPad UDIDs stolen from FBI

Okay, so the title is a little misleading. It was actually 1,000,001 iDevice identifiers (UDIDs) that were stolen. Digitaltrends is reporting that serial hackers, AntiSec, have stolen information from an FBI laptop. The computer itself is alleged to have had around 12 million UDIDs stored on it. Naturally, questions arise regarding why the FBI needs…