Yesterdays news was that Antisec hacking group had somehow gotten 12 million Apple UUIDs from the laptop of an FBI agent. Today the FBI denied such a hack occurred and Apple denied ever supplying the FBI with any user’s UUIDs. What strikes me as most interesting is another post on The Next Web allowing you to check if your UUID is in the list of hacked UUIDs. The whole thing begins to seem like a social engineering hack. If I wanted to get a few hundred or million UUIDs very quickly along with a lot of information about the device’s owner what better way than to have them enter it on an insecure web page under the guise of checking to see if it has been hacked?
Submitted by developer on Wed, 09/05/2012 - 15:11