Apple Joins Facebook, Others In Revealing Cyberattack

Law360, New York (February 19, 2013, 6:58 PM EST) -- Apple Inc. admitted Tuesday that hackers had recently infiltrated its computer system but did not appear to steal any user data, following an announcement by Facebook Inc. last week that the social network had suffered a similar security breach.

The technology giant confirmed in a statement that it has identified malware that infected a “limited number of Mac systems” through a vulnerability in the Java plug-in for browsers. Apple said Tuesday that it is releasing an updated Java malware removal tool that will check Mac systems...
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