Apple news hack: Unknown hackers hacked Fast Company magazine’s Apple News account!
Apple news hack: Unknown hackers hacked Fast Company: An unknown attacker gained unauthorized access to the account of the business magazine Fast Company on the Apple News platform and sent notices of racist and obscene content to subscribers of the publication.
Apple confirmed the incident to its news service on Twitter. The hack was likewise affirmed by Fast Company itself. “Fast Company’s Apple News account was hacked Tuesday night. Two push notifications with obscene and racist content were sent within a minute. The messages are disgusting and do not match Fast Company content. We are investigating the incident, and have also suspended feed updates and closed [website] FastCompany.com [until] we are sure that the situation has been resolved , ” the publication says on Twitter .
An incredibly offensive alert was sent by Fast Company, which has been hacked. Apple News has disabled their channel.
— Apple News (@AppleNews) September 28, 2022
Shortly before it was shut down, a post appeared on the site, signed “postpixel,” detailing the attack’s mechanisms and ridiculing the publisher’s attempts to protect publishing tools. The alleged hacker said that he gained access to resources thanks to a single password – it was shared by many accounts, including the administrator account.
Apple news hack: Unknown hackers hacked Fast Company:
The programmer likewise passed on a connection to a gathering where information taken because of hacks is exchanged. Messages about the hacking of the resources of the publication began to appear there two days ago: the attacker promised to publish the data of Fast Company employees and noted that he managed to find the customer base, but he never received access to it.
Notices of obscene content came not only to subscribers of the publication, but also to other users of Apple News, according to The Verge . It is noteworthy that the hacker of such an authoritative resource limited himself mainly to hooligan publications, without trying to carry out any financial manipulations with stock markets or cryptocurrencies.