Teenager who hacked Apple’s servers gets 8-mths probati

Teenager got off without a pris sentence.
Photo: Ste Smith / Cult of Mac

An Australian teenager who has infiltrated Apple's server and downloaded cfidential data has been under probati instead of a pris.

The ruling was announced Thursday. Teenagers who hacked from June 2015 to April 2017 are not named because they are protected by Australian law. They were 16 years old when the first hacking incident occurred.

"Your anger is serious," the judge told the teenager. "This was a sustained and sophisticated attack the security of large multinatial corporatis.

No beliefs are recorded for teenagers. They committed two charges and received a probati order for 8 mths.

Hacky Hack Hack

Teenager downloaded 90GB secure file from Apple. The informati was attacked at the family 's house in Melbourne. He was stored in the folder of a computer called "Hacky hack hack". He said he chose Apple as a hacker because he was a big fan of the company.

This case became clear for the first time when Apple found a hack and handed out the details to the FBI. Then the FBI shared it with Australian authorities.

The court was told that hackers were able to use "perfectly functiing" security keys to access Apple informati. Apple did not reveal stolen data accurately, said the customer's persal informati has not been infringed.

Source: Bloomberg

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