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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 »

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, 20172:33pm. Video; Image. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0 ...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 »

Hackers Threaten To Wipe Millions Of Apple Devices - Ubergizmo

It seems that not only does Apple have the Wikileaks flaws and vulnerabilities to deal with, it looks like they have another potential problem brewing. A group that calls itself the Turkish Crime Family is claiming to have the login credentials to more ...and more »

iCloud Hacked, 200 Million iPhone Users' Data in Danger: Report - NBC Southern California

Hackers, calling themselves the Turkish Crime Family, claim to have hacked into Apple's iCloud, accessing an estimated 200 million accounts. Scott Budman reports. (Published Wednesday, March 22, 2017). An extra ounce of digital prevention could save ...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 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 »

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

Given all the talk in the news about a possible hacker mass-wipe of iCloud accounts, it seems only prudent for users to take precautions, and a good safety measure is two-factor authentication —AppleInsider shows you how to turn it on from your Mac or ...and more »

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

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 ...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 »