The internal cellular systems of Apple are visible on iPhone open 04/07/2017 REUTERS / Leonhard Foeger
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The internal cellular systems of Apple are visible on the iPhone open. 04/07/2017 REUTERS / Leonhard Foeger
19.08. Apple has reassured customers after Australian media reports that teen has invaded the company's network
The 16-year-old boy from Melbourne has invaded the Apple mainframe from his home many times a year (Reuters) – Apple said Friday that customer data was not compromised after the Australian press reported that a teenager was guilty of invading the main computer network of the North American giant, download file, and access to client accounts.
The 16-year-old boy from the city of Melbourne has invaded the Apple mainframe from his home many times a year, reported The Age, citing statements from the teenager's lawyer in court. 90 gigabytes of secured files and access to unidentified customer accounts, according to the newspaper.
Apple contacted the FBI when it became aware of the invasion, said The Age, referring to court rulings. The FBI then referred the matter to the Australian Federal Police (AFP).
The report reported that a search and seizure by AFP at the boy's home found two laptops, a cell phone and a disk
According to the police document, the boy boasted about his activities in the application of WhatsApp messages.
An Apple spokesperson said the company's information security team ""
"We want to assure our customers that their personal data has not been compromised at any time," said the researcher. spokesman.
AFP declined to comment because the case was in court. A spokeswoman for the court declined to comment, in addition to the fact that the teenager would be sentenced on 20 September.
The boy's name was not disclosed because he was a juvenile offender.
By Byron Kaye and Stephen Nellis