China intercepted account names and passwords iCloud users




China conducts man-in-the-middle attacks against users of Apple’s iCloud storage service, claims of digital civil rights movement Great Fire. The Chinese authorities would block the iCloud site and users of the service to be channeled into a fake site.

Chrome and Firefox would give error messages when transferring it to the neppagina but the popular and “safe” Chinese browser Qihoo 360, the user would refer linea recta. Whoever ignores error messages when trying to access, get a website similar to that of Apple’s storage service. Dished Usernames and passwords that are entered here are captured by the administrators, claims Great Fire, that specializes in monitoring online censorship in China. The Chinese authorities are in accordance with the organization behind the man-in-the-middle attack via the Great Firewall of China.

The attempt to collect usernames and passwords similar to previous attacks by the Chinese authorities on Google, Yahoo, and Microsoft GitHub. The attack at the time that follows the new iPhone become available in China. According to Great Fire is the action in response to the increased security measures that Apple has made in iOS 8, such as extensive encryption capabilities.

The attack was not aimed at all ip addresses of iCloud, so some users can not obtain the authentic iCloud site. Great Fire recommends Chinese users to use to access the online storage service, to enable two-way authentication. A vpn

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