Topic Title: Apple Support Gives Hacker Access to Mat Honan's everything
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 08/06/2012 08:05 PM
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I don't know who was more stupid, Apple for giving this hacker access to his iCloud account, or Mat Honan for having everything he had tied to iCloud protected by "a seven character alpha numeric password." Makes you really think about how IDIOTIC the cloud really is (and how stupid Microsoft is for integrating it into Windows 8). Just imagine if Apple had something like "iBank" (an actual bank) or even something like þaypal (yes that is censored), he could have lost more than just files. And since the hacker had all this access, he could have sent personally crafted emails using his email account to his contacts (like his boss) telling them to take a flying f*** (or worse) and got him fired.


Link fixed, stupid forum...

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Edited: 08/07/2012 at 01:47 AM by black_zion
 08/06/2012 09:21 PM
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Hi hmm seems a bad link or more likley someone @toms was told to remove it hehe. TY



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Edited: 08/07/2012 at 10:14 AM by Hammey
 08/07/2012 10:29 PM
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man, how would the rest of us know how to find the hacker and get to the bottom of it. and yes he is probably lucky no bank accounts were drained.



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 08/07/2012 10:54 PM
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I'm guessing the costumer service will get him/her self fired



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 08/16/2012 07:32 PM
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I wonder why someone who is able to call tech support and reset email password via second address is called a hacker. He's not a hacker. Maybe a clever person, but nothing more. He didn't "hack" anything.



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 08/16/2012 07:41 PM
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Just a generic term, like how the word "soldier" is applied to, say, General's aides, or "to tape" something means to record even though we do not use VCRs anymore.

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