Thursday, March 23, 2017

Why is Apple afraid of forcing users to reset their passwords?

How much is your data worth to Apple? That’s the question hacking collective Turkish Crime Family seems to be asking by blackmailing Apple to pay thousands of dollars or have millions of iCloud accounts wiped remotely. The story started a few days ago, when Motherboard reporter Joseph Cox wrote about the hackers, who claim to have access to over 600 million compromised Apple accounts. The group is currently demanding a large ransom from Apple to prevent them wiping millions of iPhones clean on April 7. Accounts differ greatly on how many compromised accounts the hackers have access to, ranging from…

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