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09-11-2012, 12:11 AM #1
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BlueToad Takes Credit for All those Leaked iOS Device IDs
Remember when the hacking collective Operation AntiSec published 12 million Apple Unique Device Identifiers (UDIDs) and claimed they'd stolen them from an FBI laptop?
Well, the data didn't come from the FBI, and as Apple is phasing out the UDID with iOS 6's new API, the hack was little more than an embarrassment for anyone.
The actual source of the stolen data came forward this morning with a public apology, after reaching out to and cooperating with the criminal investigation of the hack. BlueToad Inc., a digital publishing company that has released 139 iPhone apps and 150 iPad apps, acquired the UDID data through its regular, above-board operations, and did not have access to iOS users' account information or credit card numbers.
After cross-checking the published UDID list with the company's records BlueToad CEO said this:
Originally Posted by BlueToad CEO Paul DeHart
Still convinced it's a conspiracy?
Originally Posted by IGN commenter's conspiracy
09-11-2012, 12:20 AM #2