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Apple warns cyber threat could wipe out iPhones, issues fix

Apple issued a new warning after a new hacking threat. The tech giant says there is a new cyber threat, but has taken steps to thwart the attack. FOX Business Network’s Tracee Carrasco reports, “Apple has now issued a critical security patch for all iOS devices and for Mac computers against a potential hack that … Read more

Apple Malware Appears to Be Skyrocketing

“If you’re a Mac user, you might want to look out for an increase of unwanted advertisements popping out from your web browsers. Security firm McAfee released a report this week that showed a big jump in 2016 regarding malware hitting the Mac operating system. The McAfee report said there were 460,000 malware instances affecting … Read more

Hackers demand Apple pay up or millions of iCloud accounts will be wiped

“A group of hackers is allegedly trying to extort Apple by holding its customers’ data for ransom and threatening to remotely wipe iCloud accounts connected to both iPhones and iPads if those ransoms are not paid. The group self-identifies as the “Turkish Crime Family,” and it is demanding either $75,000 in Ethereum or Bitcoin or … Read more

Apple iCloud ransom demands: The facts you need to know

“Hackers are demanding Apple pay a ransom in bitcoin or they’ll blow the lid off millions of iCloud account credentials. Beyond the primary headline, however, there are a bevy of loose ends and nuances to ponder. So far, we know that a London-based hacker group, calling itself the Turkish Crime Family, has claimed to have … Read more

Hackers demand Apple pay up or millions of iCloud accounts will be wiped

“A group of hackers is allegedly trying to extort Apple by holding Apple customers’ data for ransom and threatening to remotely wipe iCloud accounts connected to both iPhones and iPads if those ransoms are not paid. The group self-identifies as the “Turkish Crime Family,” and it is demanding either $75,000 in Ethereum or Bitcoin or … Read more