Apple developer site still down , targeted in security attack

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Apple developer site still down , targeted in security attack

  • 2013-07-22 22:13:29
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News / Smartphones      Apple developer site still down , targeted in security attack
Apple officially declared that ,its developer site was targeted in a cyber attack, and that any information that was taken was encrypted. still The site remains down Apple's site for developers was attacked by an intruder last week, the company said Sunday.

In a recent note to the developers, the company said that an intruder tried to access the developer information, prompting the company to take the service down. Sensitive information on that site was encrypted, Apple said, however it's keeping the site down while security is being hardened. No estimate was provided for when it will be back up.An Apple spokesman told that the company's developer Web site is "not associated with any customer information" and that "customer information is securely encrypted."

Apple's developer site is a platform for the software downloads documentation and forums for third-party software developers. The site became inaccessible to registered developers last Thursday, causing angst for users who could not access those features. On Friday the company noted that it would be extending membership periods to cover the outage, and that any published software would not be removed.
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