The student hacked into the servers of Apple
The teenager from Australia hacked into the servers of Apple, pumped out about 90 GB of protected files. About it reports Reuters with reference to the Australian media.
During the year, 16-year-old student several times to connect to the download servers. Apple employees drew attention to the unauthorised access and reported it to the FBI. Then the case was transferred to the Australian Federal police.
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Law enforcement officers found in the apartment of the teenager, two laptops, mobile phone and hard drive on which they found downloaded from Apple servers files. All the documents were in a folder called hacky hack hack (“hacking hacking”).
The police said that the attacker boasted about his activities in WhatsApp messenger. Apple representatives have assured customers that their personal data will not been compromised.
The court refused to comment on the details of the case. Prosecutors only said that the trial will start on 20 September.
Earlier, 11-year olds managed to hack an exact copy of the website of the US electoral system. The boy changed the election results in Florida in just 10 minutes.