Apple apologizes for ID thefts in China
Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is “deeply apologetic” for account hacks in China, which the tech giant says affected a “small number” of accounts that weren’t secured with two-factor authentication.
The company strongly recommends that customers enable 2FA on their accounts to prevent future attacks.
The theft of funds came to light when Alibaba and Tencent warned that stolen Apple IDs compromised some of their mobile payment customers.
Apple shares are up 0.9% premarket to $219.24.
Previously: Alibaba, Tencent warn of stolen funds using Apple IDs (Oct. 11)
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