If you use iCloud to sync your Apple devices, your private data may be at risk of getting exposed or deleted by April 7th.
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The hacker group, who identified themselves as "Turkish Crime Family", is threatening Apple to remotely wipe data from those millions of Apple devices unless Apple pays it $75,000 in crypto-currency or $100,000 worth of iTunes gift cards.
I just want my money and thought this would be an interesting report that a lot of Apple customers would be interested in reading and hearing.
— Turkish Crime Family (@turkcrimefamily)
How to Protect Your iCloud Account From Hackers
- Check if your account is accessible
- Restore your account by answering to your Apple ID security questions
- Enable two-step authentication