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.