Developer Site hacked Apple shows – update




A hacker gained access to Apple’s developer site, so the company has announced. Possibly the attacker gained access to name, address and email addresses of developers. How the attacker entered is unclear.

Apple logo In a statement on the front page of the Apple developer site states that sensitive personal information was not accessible to the attacker, but names, addresses and email addresses were accessible. The attack took place last Thursday, says Apple developer site immediately after having taken offline.

Sunday was announced that developers in recent days suffer from password reset messages, without them are asking for. This indicates that at least a portion of the email addresses of developers indeed leaked, and the attacker tries to access to those accounts.

When the developer site will be back online, is not known. Apple says to throw to prevent an attack can occur. Again its developer site on the shovel “We apologize for the inconvenience and hope to have the site back online quickly,” the company said. Developers who paid developer account would expire during downtime, need not to worry: their subscription is renewed and their apps remain in the App Store are, emphasized the company.

Update, 8:04: In a reaction against The Next Web a security researcher claims that he is behind the attack. He claims to have had no bad intentions though he admits to have won. Data of 100,000 developers He would have approached Apple about thirteen security problems that he discovered in the developer site, and says that Apple sees as his attempt to help a security breach. Irritated itself


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