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Apple devices digitally kidnapped in Australia, held for ransom
Apple devices digitally kidnapped in Australia, held for ransom

Apple users around Australia are reporting that their mobile devices are being held for ransom by a hacker who has remotely taken control of their gadgets. Multiple users on Twitter and Apple's online forum said a hacker going by the name of Oleg Pliss is using Apple's Find My iPhone feature to remotely lock iPhones and iPads and then send messages to users saying their iPhones and iPads will be unlocked -- after they send $100 to a PayPal account. This ransomware attack, as it is called, so far seems confined mainly to Australia. The attack was first reported by The Age. The hacker may have gained access to users' accounts with information from databases stolen...

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