Apple’s developer website has been offline for over three days, and it took some public hue-and-cry from the Apple(s AAPL) blogging community and top developers before the Cupertino, Calif.-based company shared the reasons why the website continues to remain offline: it was hacked.
Apple says that despite the fact that developers’ personal information was encrypted and cannot be accessed, it cannot for sure say that the breach didn’t impact some developers.
In an email sent to developers on Sunday, Apple wrote:
Apple Developer Website Update
Last Thursday, an intruder attempted to secure personal information of our registered developers from our developer website. Sensitive personal information was encrypted and cannot be accessed, however, we have not been able to rule out the possibility that some developers’ names, mailing addresses, and/or email addresses may have been accessed. In the spirit of transparency, we want to inform you of the issue. We took the…
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