According to a recently-unsealed search warrant and affidavit, US law enforcement have tracked the attacks on Apple customers back to one IP address, based at the Chicago residence of one Emilio Herrera.
That IP address was used to enter those compromised s 3, times between 31 May and 31 August That's if there are mitigations to flag this kind of suspicious activity. The tech giant had not responded to a request for comment at the time of publication.
Herrera, who lives with his family at the address named in the affidavit, had his home searched in October and computing equipment seized. There was no mention of other password cracking software linked to the Fappening, including iBrute and Jack The Ripper.
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