Browsing Category: Apple

Categories: Apple, Data Breaches

Several days after taking its developer Web site down without a mention of the reason, Apple has revealed that attackers had breached the site. The company said that while it can’t rule out the theft of developers’ data, all of the sensitive personal information was encrypted.


Categories: Apple, Social Engineering

Apple has one of the more gilded consumer brands and the company spends a lot of time and money to keep it that way. Consumers love Apple. Scammers and attackers do too, though, and security researchers in recent months have seen a major spike in the volume of phishing emails abusing Apple’s brand, most of which are focused on stealing users’ Apple IDs and payment information.


Categories: Apple, Vulnerabilities

There is a cross-site scripting vulnerability in the Apple Store Web site that is exposing visitors to potential attack. The vulnerability was discovered by a German security researcher who says he informed Apple about the problem in mid-May, but the vulnerability still exists.