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Hackers can digitally hijack your iPhone and hold it for ransom

27
May
2014

If it wasn’t our devices and data at risk, it would be pretty fascinating to see the creative new ways hackers find to attack various systems. But it is our data and devices being compromised constantly by nefarious hackers, and their latest tactics use Apple’s own security tools against Apple device owners in one of the most devious hacks we have seen in quite some time. The Age on Tuesday reported news of a new scam that hackers have begun perpetrating in Australia. A number of iPhone, iPad and Mac owners in Western and Southern Australia awoke Tuesday morning to find that their devices had been locked using Apple’s Find My iPhone, Find My iPad and Find My Mac Features. These features

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