Computer and software giant Apple on Monday AM, said its software developer page has been offline after hacked. Apple warns that personal information regarding users may have been stolen.
“Last Thursday, an intruder tried to break into the personal information of our registered developers on our developer page,” Apple said as quoted by AFP.
Despite the sensitive information is encrypted, “we can not rule out the possibility that some of the names, mailing addresses and email addresses belonging to the developer or may have been accessed.”
The information technology giant said in a statement titled “We’ll be right back” that hackers have hacked the reason “for the sake of transparency and accountability.”
Company officials immediately blocked sites is Thursday U.S. time ago and has since worked to fix it.
“To prevent this kind of security threats happening again, we will thoroughly examine our development system, software update our server, and to rebuild kesuluruhan our database,” said Apple, apologize and hope that the developer’s site soon recover.
This site is a portal to the creators of third-party software to design applications for the iPhone, iPad and Mac computers, in addition to being a forum for software developers.
According to Macworld, for days many developers have posted a message pitched frustration and anger on Twitter about the breakdown of the site.
Smartphones today are able to facilitate human needs must have a very high performance. So that mobile devices require a lot of power. So many smartphone manufacturers are promoting their products with a battery that can last a long time one of them is the iPhone.
IPhone devices manufactured by Apple is continuing to develop its technological capabilities. Recently they have patented the a new technology that can extend the device battery iPhone.
Reported by Apple Insider, the technology works by stalking or studying user behavior patterns smartphone during a certain period. Power consumption is adjusted based on the user’s habits in a way like turning off the hardware components, reducing the frequency, up to date email, and services that consume the data, close the software, thereby maximizing battery life.
If the regular iPhone user is traveling from 7 pm to 9 am, then sleep at 11, then the smartphone will notice the pattern with an automated way to cut power consumption at these times
Savings of Apple’s technology also involves a means of determining the location via GPS. Knowing the outcome smartphone anywhere casual users to charge the battery and when the battery is estimated to last up charging locations hereinafter, if not the austerity measures will be carried out.
Ironically, this technology utilizing the GPS service, which is one factor draining the battery on a modern smartphone. Patent application on the technology in question has been filed by Apple last year. Although it was not clear whether the will actually be implemented in the final product, may be the next generation iPhone will be able to study the behavior of the user to save the battery.