The Russia duo hatched the scheme, which they carried out first by creating a "phishing" site to collect iCloud logins, and then locking the devices. Photo: AFP The Russia duo hatched the scheme, which they carried out first by creating a "phishing" site to collect iCloud logins, and then locking the devices. Photo: AFP
The Russia duo hatched the scheme, which they carried out first by creating a "phishing" site to collect iCloud logins, and then locking the devices. Photo: AFP

Russians arrest two hackers for Apple 'ransomware' attack

Pair confess to targeting owners of Apple devices, mainly in Australia

The Russia duo hatched the scheme, which they carried out first by creating a "phishing" site to collect iCloud logins, and then locking the devices. Photo: AFP The Russia duo hatched the scheme, which they carried out first by creating a "phishing" site to collect iCloud logins, and then locking the devices. Photo: AFP
The Russia duo hatched the scheme, which they carried out first by creating a "phishing" site to collect iCloud logins, and then locking the devices. Photo: AFP
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