A group of hackers is threatening to wipe data from millions of Apple devices in two weeks if the company doesn’t pay them $150,000.The group, which calls itself Turkish Crime Family, claims to have login credentials for more than 627 million icloud.com, me.com and mac.com email addresses.

These are email domains that Apple has allowed for users creating iCloud accounts over the years.[ InfoWorld’s Mobile Security Deep Dive.

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Even though the Turkish Crime Family hasn’t been in the media spotlight before, its members claim that they’ve been involved in selling stolen online databases in private circles for the past few years.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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