Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Anonymous hacker group hits Apple, publishes data

Anonymous hacker group hits Apple, publishes data

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Internet vigilante hacker group Anonymous claimed to have broken into a server, Apple Inc. and released a small number of user names and passwords for websites of the U.S. technology company.

Anonymous said Sunday to his account on the microblogging site Twitter that Apple would be a target for hackers and data published as part of its anti-Security, or "AntiSec" campaign.

"Not so serious, but anyway ... Apple could focus, too. But do not worry, we're busy somewhere else," said Anonymous on its Twitter feed, where he shared a link to the published text data sharing Pastebin site .

Anonymous said that the data recorded 27 user names and passwords for www.abs.apple.com website.
The site, used by Apple for online surveys, on Monday an error message that the server is temporarily offline.

A spokesman for Apple declined to comment on.
Anonymous lulz with Security group of hackers in late June. LulzSec that has great recognition for violations of the websites of Sony Corp <6758.T>, the Central Intelligence Agency and a British police unit, among other goals, said her mission to help companies and governments to interfere achieved entertainment.

Security experts who have studied the origin LulzSec says that the emergence of Anonymous, who became famous for attacking companies and organizations that the group opposed to Wikileaks and its founder, Julian Assange considered.

Anonymous earlier this month released dozens of private e-mails and other data in an Arizona police website. LulzSec first dozen internal documents released by Arizona police the same place in June.

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