Apple personal data: FBI denies, Antisec responds

Apple personal data: FBI denies, Antisec responds

Apple

Posted: September 6 2012Updated: September 6, 2012

by Martin

This Tuesday, Antisec (a branch ofAnonymous), said it had hacked more than 12 million personal data from Apple customers. As you probably know, this file would have been stolen from a computer FBI.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation denied this information in an official statement: ” The FBI is aware of published reports that an FBI laptop has been hacked and that Apple UDIDs have been stolen and made public. There is currently no evidence that an FBI laptop was hacked or that the FBI requested or obtained this data. ” A second message followed, via the FBI’s Twitter account: “We never had the information in question. This is totally wrong!

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The answer was not long in coming, since the group of hackers replied via the Twitter account @AnonymousIRC: ” Before denying the facts too much, keep in mind that we still have 3 TB of data to analyze. We haven’t even started yet

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Moreover, Antisec declare in a second tweet that the devices appearing in the hidden list could have the same application, which would lead to believe that the data would have recovered via a deliberately harmful application…

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It remains to be seen whether this application (most likely native on iOS) has been purposely compromised by Apple in agreement with FBI or not…

What is certain is that we are not at the end of our surprises …