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Hackers threaten to wipe millions of Apple devices, demand ransom

A group of hackers claims to have access to over 220 million iCloud accounts.

By Lucian Constantin

Romania Correspondent, IDG News Service | MAR 22, 2017 10:05 AM PT… 785 more words


'Turkish' hackers threaten to reset millions of iCloud accounts

A new band of hackers, styling itself the “Turkish Crime Family”, is claiming it has secured the details of some 200m iCloud accounts and that if Apple doesn’t pay a whopping $75,000 bitcoin or ethereum ransom (or $100,000 in iTunes gift cards) it will wipe the lot. 616 more words

Data Loss

Apple: 'Turkish Crime Family' hackers did not breach iCloud, usernames and passwords likely obtained from compromised third-parties

”Apple is reassuring customers that its systems have not been breached while a hacker, or hackers, threaten to remotely wipe hundreds of millions iPhones of all their data, including photos, videos, and messages,” Robert Hackett reports for Fortune. 386 more words


Hackers Are Threatening to Wipe All of Our iPhones Unless...

A group of hackers allegedly has at least 300 million people’s iCloud passwords, and they’re threatening to wipe ALL of those people’s iPhones on April 7th unless Apple pays them $100,000 in iTunes gift cards.¬† 22 more words


Apple denied the massive iCloud hack (but you should still change your password)

A hacker group claiming to have access to hundreds of millions of iCloud accounts threatened to remotely wipe iPhones associated to these accounts unless Apple pays a ransom amounting to up to $100,000 in cryptocurrency or iTunes gift cards. 271 more words