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How to implement Apple's two-factor authentication for security on Mac, iPhone, or iPad - AppleInsider (press release) (blog)

Given the news about the cost of a pilfered iCloud account, it seems only prudent for users to take precautions. A good safety measure is two-factor authentication —AppleInsider shows you how to turn it on from your Mac or your iPhone. Two-factor ...and more »

Hackers threaten to wipe millions of Apple devices, demand ransom - CSO Online

A group of hackers is threatening to wipe data from millions of Apple devices in two weeks if the company doesn't pay them US$150,000. The group, which calls itself Turkish Crime Family, claims to have login credentials for more than 627 million icloud ...and more »

Apple Responds to Hacker's Threat to Wipe Hundreds of Millions of iPhones - Fortune

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. The hackers are using an alleged cache ...and more »

People are talking about hackers 'ransoming' Apple — here's what's actually going on - Business Insider

And if you're an Apple user, it's a good idea to check your Apple ID and iCloud account today to make sure it's using a unique and long password. On Wednesday, a hacking group calling itself the Turkish Crime Family told Business Insider that it had ...and more »

Hackers threaten to wipe 200 million iCloud accounts unless Apple pays ransom - NEWS.com.au

at least 200 million iCloud accounts will be wiped. The hacking group calling itself the Turkish Crime Family has provided video evidence of its claims to the tech site Motherboard, with a demand to Apple that it pay the ransom or face the consequences.and more »

Apple trashes iCloud hack threats, says its system hasn't been breached - The INQUIRER

APPLE HAS CALLED bullsh*t on claims by a Turkish hacking group that it has access to over 300 million iCloud email accounts and has the ability to remotely wipe them. The hackers, who identify themselves as the 'Turkish Crime Family', are demanding ...and more »

Apple denied it has been hacked after a gang of hackers tried to blackmail it for $100000 - Business Insider

Apple has denied that it has been hacked after a group of hackers attempted to blackmail the company into paying $100,000 (£79,000) in return for the deletion of what they claimed was customers' login information. Motherboard reported on Tuesday that a ...and more »

Hackers are reportedly trying to ransom Apple - Business Insider

Business Insider A mischievous band of hackers is reportedly trying to shake down Apple over a large trove of stolen iPhone credentials, including iCloud and other Apple email accounts. The attackers - who identified themselves as 'Turkish Crime Family ...and more »

Hackers claim to steal 200 million Apple accounts; demand $75k ransom - Hack Read

Over 300 million Apple email accounts are said to be in the hands of a group of hackers claiming that if Apple is not willing to pay a ransom payment by at least April 7, they will wipe all the user data from those accounts. The group, which goes by ...and more »

Hackers attempt to extort Apple with threat to remotely wipe iPhones, iPads - AppleInsider (press release) (blog)

Hackers are allegedly trying to extort Apple by holding its customer's data for ransom, with threats to reset a number of supposedly compromised iCloud accounts and remotely wiping connected iPhones and iPads if they are not paid. The group, self ...and more »