Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Sunday September 28, 2014

Apple Aware of iCloud Flaw 6 Months Before Hacking

According to a new report, Apple was informed of the iCloud security flaw six months in advance of the celebrity accounts hacking incidents. An independent security researcher informed Apple that he was able to bypass the security and even told them to implement a built-in iCloud feature that would correct the situation. I’ll take celebrity lawsuits for $1000, Alex. big grin

In May 2014, Apple emailed Balic and questioned the validity of the exploit, stating that it "would take an extraordinarily long time" to find a valid authentication token to get into an iCloud account using the flaw.