iCloud News

Metadata of Leaked Celebrity Photos Suggest They Came From Complete iPhone Backups

Posted on 03/09/2014 by Chris Hauk

A forensics consult and researchers says that after analyzing metadata from leaked photos of Kate Upton, it appears that the photos were obtained using Elcomsoft Phone Password Breaker (EPPB) – software intended for use by law enforcement officials – which allows users to download a complete backup of all data on an iPhone once the iCloud ID and password have been obtained.


Apple Releases Statement About Celebrity Photo Leaks

Posted on 03/09/2014 by Chris Hauk

Apple has released a media advisory concerning the celebrity photo leaks over the weekend. The company says that after over 40 hours of investigation, their engineers have found that the leaks were the result of “very targeted attacks” on user names, passwords, and security questions.


Some Users Experiencing iCloud Mail Outage

Posted on 08/08/2014 by Chris Hauk

Several reports from users earlier today indicated Apple’s iCloud Mail service was experiencing difficulties. Apple has now updated their System Status Page to indicate that some users are indeed experiencing an outage.