Latest Apple Developer Stories

Apple Developer Website Online Again Following Cyberattack
2013-07-28 09:12:51

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online Apple's developer website was back online Friday, more than a week after it was targeted by a hacker who reportedly attempted to steal personal information, various media outlets have reported. According to Bloomberg's Jordan Robertson, the website used by engineers who write Mac and iOS device applications was said to be active as of 5pm Pacific time on July 26. The attack had forced it offline for a total of eight days....

Apple Developer Portal Hacked
2013-07-22 12:37:28

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Developers for a number of Apple products, including iOS and Mac-related apps and software, noticed that Apple was hacked last week. The Apple developer portal went down on Thursday and is still experiencing an outage. Apple confirmed on Sunday that the site is down due to hackers. A message on the page says "We'll be back soon," and went on to explain the outage for the sake of transparency. "Last Thursday,...

Mac Malware Found On Activist's Computer
2013-05-19 07:04:09

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Previously unknown malware for Mac OS X that appears to have been signed with a valid Apple Developer ID has reportedly been discovered on the laptop of an African activist at a Norwegian human rights conference. According to CNET´s Topher Kessler, the spyware program is a small application known as macs.app and is being identified as OSX/KitM.A. The program appears to be a backdoor application, he said, and it appears to...

Word of the Day
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.