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News Summary: Florida firm is source of Apple data


MYSTERY SOLVED: A Florida company says the database of Apple device information that hackers stole and posted on the Internet last week came from a file the firm had in its computer system.

ABOUT THE HACK: A hacker group, which calls itself AntiSec, claimed that the data was stolen from an FBI laptop. The FBI rejected the claim, saying it never possessed the information.

THE INFORMAITON: The data included about 1 million unique identification numbers for Apple devices and some personal information, such as the names people assign to their iPads, iPhones and iPods.


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