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Hackers hit Apple in cyberassault
FoxNews.com ^ | February 19, 2013

Posted on 02/21/2013 4:26:09 PM PST by null and void

The same hackers that hit Facebook’s computers on Friday infected the computers of some Apple employees, the company acknowledged Tuesday.

The incident, the widest known cyberattack against Apple-made computers to date, occurred when the Apple employees browsed to a special website that had been infected with malware custom-written for the Macintosh platform, Reuters reported.

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"This is the first really big attack on Macs," said the source, who declined to be identified because the person was not authorized to discuss the matter publicly. "Apple has more on its hands than the attack on itself."
1 posted on 02/21/2013 4:26:11 PM PST by null and void
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It’s always been nothing more than security through obscurity. Now they are getting found out.
2 posted on 02/21/2013 4:37:00 PM PST by cartan
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"This is the first really big attack on Macs,"

Wrong. This is the first time Apple is for some reason has to acknowledge this has happened and is possible.
The amount of stuff stolen from Macs around the world because the idiots who own them think they're immune is amazing.
3 posted on 02/21/2013 6:01:34 PM PST by Rashputin (Jesus Christ doesn't evacuate His troops, He leads them to victory.)
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Darth Gates?

Or the anti-virus software industry....


4 posted on 02/21/2013 6:55:59 PM PST by Calamari (Pass enough laws and everyone is guilty of something.)
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