Apple’s Dev Site Gets Hacked, Prompts ‘Complete Overhaul’


Apple’s developer website has been down for days, and the company has just confirmed in an email that “an intruder” attempted to access personal information from its registered developers. In the email sent to its developers, Apple writes that “sensitive personal information was encrypted and cannot be accessed.” But despite the claim that no sensitive information was stolen, Apple warns that some developers may have had their names, mailing addresses, and email addresses accessed in the breach. During the downtime, Apple indicated that the site was undergoing maintenance, but did not address malicious activity – leading some developers to question if the site had been hacked. As Neowin reported on Saturday, some developers indicated on Twitter that they had received password reset emails from Apple, fueling speculation that the site had been compromised.

Read the full story at The Verge.

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