Apple has formally apologized to users in China over the hacking of some Chinese accounts in a series of phishing scams that hit the country last week. The successful phishing attacks used stolen Apple IDs to gain access to customer funds, leading to „a small number of…users‘ accounts“ being accessed through these scams (via The Wall Street Journal).
In a statement shared in China today, Apple said: „We are deeply apologetic about the inconvenience caused to our customers by these phishing scams.“
When news of the incident emerged last week, Chinese mobile payment companies Alipay and WeChat reported that hackers were able to [...]
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Russia-based cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab today said that while „hardware supply chain attacks are a reality,“ evidence suggests Bloomberg Businessweek’s report about Chinese intelligence tampering with server motherboards manufactured by Apple’s former supplier Supermicro is „untrue.“
Apple data center Kaspersky Lab said the report „should be taken with a grain of salt“ in its 14-page analysis of the alleged attack, obtained by MacRumors:
The stories published by Bloomberg in October 2018 had a significant impact. For Supermicro, it meant a 40% stock valuation loss. For businesses owning Supermicro hardware, [...]
Apple in late September registered new iPad models and a new Bluetooth device with China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), which hints at an imminent release for new iPad Pro models and perhaps a new Apple Pencil.
According to MySmartPrice, Apple registered iPad model numbers A1876, A1980, and A1993 which correspond to previous iPad registrations that we saw Apple file in July with the Eurasian Economic Commission. The exception is A1993, which has not been seen in a prior filing.
iPad Pro mockup by Álvaro Pabesio The new model numbers do not correspond to any existing devices and likely represent unreleased iPad Pro models. Back in [...]