Apple CEO Tim Cook Meets With Top Chinese Official After ICloud Login Harvesting Claims

Posted: Oct 22 2014, 4:27pm CDT | by , in News | Apple

 
Apple CEO Tim Cook Meets with Top Chinese Official After iCloud Login Harvesting Claims
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Apple issued a statement asking users to be more careful while logging in

we are all aware of what’s going on with the iCloud data in China and the reports from the Chinese officials don’t seem to answer much of what we want to know. At the start of this week, the web censorship blog Great Fire claimed that the hackers had been working with the Chinese authorities in order to get some Apple ID information from Chinese users visiting iCloud.com. Following the uproar created by this mess, the Apple CEO was quick to respond. Tim Cook has met with a top Chinese government official in Beijing today as reported by Reuters.

A statement was issued by Apple yesterday in which the company acknowledged the attacks on its servers and launched a new browser security guide on its website. The guide was also setting some light on the importance of digital certificates in which the users were asked to check for any certificate warnings in their browser. They are further instructed to make sure that they are connected to iCloud.com instead of the malicious third-party website that resembles the service's homepage.

The Chinese market has gained momentum for the Apple products and it now remains one of the key markets in Apple target segment. Apple stores were recently opened up in the region the three major carriers there are selling the iPhone 6.

source: macrumors

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