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Recent hacking advancements by groups such as Lulz Security (LulzSec) and Anonymous have caused a lot of stir in the news around the world. Companies such as MasterCard, Sony, and
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    Default Hacker Group Targets Apple


    Recent hacking advancements by groups such as Lulz Security (LulzSec) and Anonymous have caused a lot of stir in the news around the world. Companies such as MasterCard, Sony, and others have been primary targets for the AntiSec campaign that is on the loose and the damage that has come about is drastic. Personal information is at stake along with other important documents that house plans for major company's strategies and "next moves." The Wall Street Journal reports that the hacker's latest target was Apple Inc.

    According to the source, the hackers got a hold of usernames and passwords directly off the Apple server due to a security flaw. The document that was released contained over 26 administrative username and password combinations. Although small in comparison to previous attacks, the hackers have stated that "they are busy elsewhere." The question is, who is the next target? Government agencies, corporations, and even private companies have been targets for this group so one can never know where they will strike next. In response to the hacking of Apple, no respective spokesperson made any comment about the situation.

    Source(s): Wall Street Journal, LulzSec, Anonymous
    Last edited by Joshua Tucker; 07-03-2011 at 11:57 PM.

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    This should make things interesting

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    Wow idk if what they are doing is good or bad or in between, but it kinda seems bad to me

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    Hmm Apple had it coming to them but that's just my opinion
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    oh noes

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    Quote Originally Posted by x12_Carnage View Post
    Hmm Apple had it coming to them but that's just my opinion
    Why did apple have it coming to them?
    Apples taste good. PwnApples taste better!

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    See what happens when an Apple server is jailbroken

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    Quote Originally Posted by srchino View Post
    See what happens when an Apple server is jailbroken
    Lol.
    But these is getting old now.

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    We should get free downloadable content.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mmaboi21 View Post
    This should make things interesting
    No it's not.

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    what's with these hackers lately. The government is probably going to do something drastic soon and in the process ruin it for everybody else.

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    Quote Originally Posted by swifty7 View Post
    what's with these hackers lately. The government is probably going to do something drastic soon and in the process ruin it for everybody else.
    That's an interesting thought. What if the government is doing it? Perhaps in an attempt to humiliate companies into being more aware of security - as kind of a way to prevent an economic collapse in the event of a network attack by China or Russia.

    Hey, there ARE conspiracies in the world - they're just hard to expose.

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    They hacked Apples survey servers... Hardly anything to brag about

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    there is nothing interesting about the whole world knowing your username and password and credit card info !

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    Quote Originally Posted by delusion950 View Post
    there is nothing interesting about the whole world knowing your username and password and credit card info !
    Okay, well when you get hit with a 15,K Tab on ur credit card, don't come crying to us to post that your info was jacked and used against you. This could be detrimental to our society. Getting the info is one thing. Using it is painful and drawn-out to resolve.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lfc_ View Post
    They hacked Apples survey servers... Hardly anything to brag about
    And you think this is just the beginning? This is a total tease. They're playing with these company's minds, getting to spend tons and tons of money to rebuild their entire system basically.

    Also, if it was that easy, wouldn't someone have done it already?
    Last edited by Joshua Tucker; 07-04-2011 at 08:12 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SilverWulfe View Post
    Okay, well when you get hit with a 15,K Tab on ur credit card, don't come crying to us to post that your info was jacked and used against you. This could be detrimental to our society. Getting the info is one thing. Using it is painful and drawn-out to resolve.
    I find it funny that you didn't see the sarcasm in that post.
    Quote Originally Posted by ikesmasher View Post
    that was officially the scariest thing you have ever said str4y.
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    Dude T.M.I

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    ya ive followed both lulzsec and annonymous for a minute on twitter and they haven t really released anything, for lack of a better term, that "important" now i dont agree w/releasing addresses of police officers, whether or not i generally like them. I can see the potential, and very real danger, of putting those dox online, there are some extremely sick ppl out there and im sure some of those cops have family's.

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    These hackers are dumb, what r they going to do with information from Apple, sony and ect. If I were them I'd hack the gov. for info like about area 51 and other things the the gov. Wont give out. Or like who killed JFK? And btw this is pathetic how the gov hasnt caught these hackers yet

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    Apparently you guys and gals haven't been paying attention. With today's trends it's now the popular thing to be hacked. First Mastercard and Paypal, then Sony, the CIA, and now Apple. It's all just one big popularity contest to make yourself as appealing as possible to be hacked. Now Apple can celebrate and relish the fact that they are thought of as totally hackworthy.

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