Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 4th Sep 2012 09:00 UTC
Apple This could be big - although just how big remains unclear. "There you have. 1,000,001 Apple Devices UDIDs linking to their users and their APNS tokens. The original file contained around 12,000,000 devices. We decided a million would be enough to release. We trimmed out other personal data as, full names, cell numbers, addresses, zipcodes, etc." How did AntiSec get this data (they claim)? From an FBI laptop. Why an FBI laptop would have a file with personal information on 12 million iOS users, we don't know - especially since 10000 of them are Dutch/Belgian, and last I checked, those do not fall under FBI jurisdiction. Did the FBI obtain it from an application developer, or from Apple itself? Then again - 12 million users? From a single iOS developer? I find that hard to believe.
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MOS6510
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2011-05-12

Chances are pretty high that there are FBI agents out there ignoring security protocol and chances are pretty high some become victim of an non-patched system.

But I estimate chances rather low of having (1 FBI laptop, (2 non-patched system, (3 getting hacked, (4 a file containing 12 million UDIDs, (5 finding it, (6 downloading it.

Then again stranger things have happened, so I don't rule it out.

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