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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 »

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

TECH giant Apple has brushed off reports that hackers breached its security system and demanded it pay millions in a blackmail attempt. Rod Chester. News Corp Australia NetworkMarch 23, 20171:33pm. Video; Image ...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 »

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 »

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 »

No One's Hacking Apple Accounts — But Protect Yours Anyway - Tom's Guide

You may have heard that a team of hackers calling itself the "Turkish Crime Family" was planning to wipe the data from millions of iPhones and iCloud accounts unless Apple coughed up some dough. It may sound like an enterprising scheme, but Apple has ...and more »

Hackers claim to have breached hundreds of millions of Apple accounts - BGR

Apple's iPhones and Apple IDs are a tough nut to crack for hackers, but it's not impossible. At least that's what a group of hackers seem to suggest, as they're currently attempting to blackmail Apple for up to $100,000 before they start remotely ...and more »

Hackers demand Apple pay up or millions of iCloud accounts will be wiped - Digital Trends

A group of hackers is allegedly trying to extort Apple by holding its customers' data for ransom and threatening to remotely wipe iCloud accounts connected to both iPhones and iPads if those ransoms are not paid. The group self-identifies as the ...and more »

Apple denies iCloud security breach despite evidence from hackers [Updated] - TNW

The iCloud saga continues as Apple has denied breach allegations made earlier this week by a hacking collective better known as Turkish Crime Family. The company further downplayed any threats that hundreds of millions iPhone devices could be at risk ...and more »