A setback to Apple is reputation came about this week when hundreds of nude photos of celebrities were leaked out of iCloud and published on 4chan an image sharing forum. This news made the bulletin as it involved actors like Jennifer Lawrence, Arianna Grande and the FBI is investigating this issue. The news has been bringing mixed reactions within the social networking forums, few blaming the actors for shooting their compromising pictures and others blaming the poor data security of iCloud, a cloud computing support from Apple Inc. to store pictures, music and information.
Apple set about Engineers to discover patch and the cause denied that its security measures were faulty, as a celebrity reports and the gap in its own safety were targeted. The discovery indicates that the hackers used passwords, user names and information to unlock their accounts. Unlike other services that lock you out after a couple of trials using a wrong password, Apple is Find My iPhone feature enabled hackers to produce unlimited trials with password using Brute Force assault concept. What provoked more Speculation was that a day a code for the brute force technique of Apple, before this escape was uploaded a web, on remove icloud. Apple has however fixed this issue and claims that no violation has happened in Apple are iCloud or Find My iPhone. To prevent attacks Apple advices using a password using confirmation.
It is not confirmed if The security flaw of apple was the main reason behind the flow of celebrity photographs. The media interest as well as the high profile involvement has gone on to make a mark. With the release of its first watch and iPhone 6 since soon, it makes you wonder if this scandal was strategized. Information on the cloud is Usually on risks of being stolen. Relating to the situation it would be advisable not to store information that is private on cloud, particularly. Establishing a confirmation procedure and avoiding passwords is the best way to go. Cloud systems make Managing your data simpler and simpler, but they have drawbacks. Finally although it might be inconvenient to put in steps of maintenance a bit of attention goes a long way. It is evident from this episode that, prevention is better than cure. Provided that you have access to a network iOS 5 will set up from the box. So no iTunes, no cable and no PC required. A word of caution to All Apple fans out there. Apple has released a version of iOS 5 Which is available for downloading online. This was released Programmers can hunt all the glitches and bugs out. It Is not meant for public Use and should not be treated as such. As with software it requires Upgrading and after your device has been updated to iOS 5 beta Tricky to restore back to iOS 4.