Apple thanks reformed Vietnamese hacker for reporting security issue
Apple praised and congratulated Vietnamese hacker Hieu PC for revealing in its web servers.
Ngo Minh Hieu was one of 43 persons recognized by Apple for web server security last month. "Credits are applied quarterly when the problem is found and remedied," Apple said. Hieu said that although the security vulnerability was not significant, "a little defect might harm billions of people if it is exploited" in such huge networks. He said that he often runs software to scan and seek for security problems on huge tech businesses' networks.
Hieu PC was a well-known hacker in the United States in the 2010s for selling personal information to various criminal organizations. He was caught in 2013, served seven years in prison, and was released early after .
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