UK authorities sentenced hacker who blackmailed Apple for $100,000


A 22-year-old man was sentenced for his involvement in an extortion attempt against Apple, he threatened to mass-hack iCloud accounts.

Kerem Albayrak, a 22-year-old man from North London who claimed to have access to over 300 million iCloud accounts and threatened to factory reset all accounts unless Apple pays a ransom, was sentenced today in London.

In March 2017, crooks claimed to have over 627 millions of iCloud credentials and threatened to wipe date from iPhones, iPads and Macs if Apple did not pay $150,000 within two weeks. Kerem Albayrak claimed to be a spokesman for the “Turkish Crime Family

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