No Cyber Attack on Apple devices

From the past few months, the fear of being cyber attacked seems to have gripped most of the technologists so much that every small outage is being considered because of cyber attack.

The latest goes with the February 3rd,2021 disruption witnessed across all the apple products and services and that includes iCloud, Apple Music, the App Store and the iTunes.

From the past few hours, say exactly from 1:30PM ET, most of the apple products users are witnessing a slowdown or a kind of disruption where their devices cannot back up photos and other such content.

The impact is such that most of them are taking the help of Twitter to vent their anger that they are not being able to user their services as most of their devices have been stuck.

While the American tech giant has stated that most of the services were restored by 4Pm on February 3rd,2021. However, the complaints series on various social media platforms are still pouring in, till the time of the writing of this article that is 11:48Pm EST.

Users using services such as iCloud Notes, iCloud Calendar, iCloud Contacts, iCloud Drive, iCloud Keychain, iCloud Mail, iCloud Notes and iCloud Storage were still witnessing outages or their devices were not functioning properly.

Unconfirmed sources claimed that the disruption was because of a technical glitch witnessed across iOS 14 platform, and technically it ran amok after a latest software update.

A writer from Washington DC Jerry Bo says that her writing commitments were disrupted as soon as her MacBook turned subtle while a restart.

Apple Inc has to release a statement on this note and will release the update by the morning hours of February 4th,2021.

Note- In January this year, Apple released a press statement saying that hackers might actively exploit a vulnerability in iOS 14.4 operating system and the fix is still on the way yet.

Naveen Goud
Naveen Goud is a writer at Cybersecurity Insiders covering topics such as Mergers & Acquisitions, Startups, Cyber Attacks, Cloud Security and Mobile Security

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