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Apple has suffered another embarrassment. A security breach has exposed iPad owners including dozens of CEOs, military officials, and top politicians. They—and every other buyer of the cellular-enabled tablet—could be vulnerable to spam marketing and malicious hacking.
The breach, which comes just weeks after an Apple employee lost an iPhone prototype in a bar, exposed the most exclusive email list on the planet, a collection of early-adopter iPad 3G subscribers that includes thousands of A-listers in finance, politics and media, from New York Times Co. CEO Janet Robinson to Diane Sawye
Ok, I don't have one of the creatures. Can you explain how this would be bad, for people like me?
Originally posted by black cat
It's a false flag! Apple machines never get hacked. Only Windows machines. That's what the Mac versus PC commercials say. Seriously, I expect the mainstream media to overlook this incident.
Originally posted by Portugoal
Well read the article. IPads compromised include the military's, MSM, Google, Amazon, Microsoft (WHAT?), AOL, Department of Justice, NASA, Department of Homeland Security, FAA, FCC, and National Institute of Health, among others. Dozens of employees of the federal court system also appeared on the list.
That's how huge it could be.