Apple closed the vulnerability of iCloud, which was used for hacking user accounts




Apple has blocked the vulnerability of iCloud, which allows an attacker to break into user accounts brute force. About the application iDict , exploit a gap in the cloud service, MacDigger wrote last week.


The program iDict select the password from the existing options. Everyone could, knowing the username Apple ID (in this role, as a rule, acts postal address), by sorting options to find out a secret combination of symbols. The program picks up a password using dictionaries for Brutus of 500 most popular combinations. Among them, Password, Butterfly1, Welcome, November, Internet and others.

On Monday, as the learned commentator Business Insider James Cook, Apple closed the vulnerability iCloud. The publication refers to the creators iDict. «IDict no longer works. Now it is better not to use if you do not want to block the account “- tweeted creator tool Pr0x13. In fact, to block the decision to break into iCloud, Apple has spent 4 days.


Recall that in September last year, hackers have posted on the Web intimate photos of American celebrities. Then it became known that the service Find My iPhone was present vulnerability that allowed hacking accounts randomly busting. Apple, as reported, to understand how the “leaked” information to the cloud storage and fix this bug. Now, after five failed password attempts service is blocked.

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