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Apple gets hacked into its 4K version of Aquaman: protection that falls apart

Apple

Posted: March 9 2019
Updated: March 8, 2019

by Steve

Apple does not stop praising the merits of its data protection. But today, that of his films has fallen into the water. It has indeed been possible, for a few days, to illegally obtain a 4K version of the film Aquaman, the latest from the studios DC Comics and Warner bros, on pirate networks. If you are therefore a fan of torrents and other stolen films, it is certain that you will therefore find a real interest in this news.

aquaman - Apple gets hacked into its 4K version of Aquaman: protection that falls apart

According to TorrentFreak, the proposed version would not only be in 4K: it would come directly fromiTunes Store ! In other words, the Apple store was shamelessly vandalized. The pirated film indeed appeared some time ago, just after the launch of the film on the iTunes Store, which was the only one to sell the version in very high definition.

The file format, WEB-DL, therefore indicates that the film was natively downloaded in its 4K version. Two types of files are usually available: DL, and RIP. RIP means that the file was uploaded after a long video capture of a screen. DL means that the file is native. This is the first time that a 4K WEB-DL file from iTunes has been illegally found. Apple will therefore have to redouble its efforts to plug its leak …