The Top 10 Security Breaches Of 2012


8. Apple

The hacktivist group known as "AntiSec" released an archive of more than a million Apple Unique Device Identifiers (UDIDs) that were apparently snagged from an FBI computer. The group claims to have at least 11 million more UDIDs, but 11 million benefits of the doubt might be a bit much. It is believed that the group leveraged a Java vulnerability to access user names, devices names, cell phone numbers and addresses last spring. Some industry experts believe the exploit may have been driven by efforts to embarrass the Bureau, which was in the midst of investigating the hacktivist group Anonymous.