Apple Refutes Claim That iCloud Was Breached

Millions of iCloud accounts have not been affected by security issues within Apple. A spokesperson for the company told Fortune there’s been absolutely no breach of iCloud or Apple ID. The hacking group that claimed to have broken into Apple’s systems seems to have gotten private data from “compromised third-party services.”

A group called the Turkish Crime Family said earlier this week that it had personal information from 300 million iCloud accounts. It was demanding Apple pay $75,000 in Bitcoin or $100,000 in iTunes gift cards if the company wanted to protect the info.

At least some of the data involved in this case appears to be originating from a LinkedIn hack from 2012.

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