According to a Motherboard scoop, hackers claim to have hijacked anywhere from 200 to 500 million iCloud accounts, and have threatened to delete them unless Apple coughs up a ransom by April 7. However, other than the attackers’ claims, there is no evidence that proves the hackers really have access to these iCloud accounts. Watch today’s video to learn more about this extortion attempt, and what you should do to protect your iCloud account even if this claim turns out untrue.
Episode Runtime: 5:00
Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K8ImkOpvDqk
- Extortionist hackers claim to own 200 million iCloud accounts – Motherboard
- Enable two-factor authentication for your Apple ID – Apple
- Disgusting hackers leak private celebrity pictures again – The Hacker News
Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)
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