7 beta release of iOS 4 is delayed due to hacking Apple’s developer site


Exit the next beta version of iOS 7 and OS X Mavericks delayed due to hacking a website developer, reports Cultofmac. Release new builds operating systems for the iPhone, iPad and Mac was expected in the Monday, July 22 .

Cyber ​​criminals attacked the iTunes Developer Center at the end of last week . Service shut down on Thursday without explanation, and on Sunday, Apple has notified developers of the attack and apologized for the inconvenience caused. The company warned that attackers could gain access to some information, but then calmed down, saying that the information was encrypted. At the moment the Developer Center still does not work.

The responsibility for what happened took the Briton Turkish origin Ibrahim Balic. However, he argues that just researched vulnerabilities in Apple systems and to find as many as 13 “holes” on the service, notified the company.


iTunes Developer Center provides developers with early access to the developed by Apple software, including beta versions of iOS 7 or OS X Mavericks. In addition, developers can use it to organize the distribution of beta versions of their own programs. Finally, the site hosted popular private forums where they discuss work on the software, and other issues.

Exit the operating system iOS 4 Beta 7 and OS X Mavericks Beta 4 was expected Monday night. However, Apple’s developers have not restored the work. Experts of the company is still working on strengthening security, software update and upgrade databases. The exact time of launch of the service is unknown.

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