Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Hackers Use ‘Find My iPhone’ App to Lock, Hold Devices for Ransom

from http://abcnews.go.com
Some iPhone and iPad users in Australia had a rude awakening this morning when they discovered their devices had been locked and held for ransom by a mysterious hacker going by the name “Oleg Pliss.”

The people impacted by the breach reported via tweets and the Apple forum that they received messages indicating their devices had been hacked and they needed to make a payment in order for them to be unlocked.