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Foxconn's Servers Hacked, Exposing Vendor Usernames and Passwords

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One of Foxconn's servers was reportedly hacked, exposing usernames and passwords for clients and employees. The group that took credit for the hack is called SwaggSec who claims they weren't doing it in response to working conditions or even for information on the iPhone 5, but simply for the enjoyment of it.
We encourage media, security experts, and other interested individuals to explore our leaks. Foxconn did have an appropriate firewall, but fortunately to our intent, we were able to bypass it almost flawlessly. Of course with funding ourselves we did have our limitations. But with several hacking techniques employed, and a couple of days in time, we were able to dump most of everything of significance.
9to5Mac was able to "verify these logins worked", though the servers have now been disabled by Foxconn and logins no longer valid. The original exploit was reportedly through an unpatched Internet Explorer vulnerability from a worker inside Foxconn.




According to the original posting the logins and passwords could allow individuals to make orders under company accounts such as Apple, IBM, Microsoft and Intel.

Foxconn is the manufacturing partner for Apple and dozens of other major U.S. companies. Apple's relationship with Foxconn has been under fire recently for the working conditions in their factories.

Article Link: Foxconn's Servers Hacked, Exposing Vendor Usernames and Passwords
 

DTphonehome

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Apr 4, 2003
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Wirelessly posted (Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; CPU iPhone OS 5_0_1 like Mac OS X) AppleWebKit/534.46 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/5.1 Mobile/9A405 Safari/7534.48.3)

Someone order me an iPad 3.
 
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troop231

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Jan 20, 2010
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Yikes! Maybe we'll see some rumors out of these dump logs. *cough* iPad 3 and 6th Gen iPhone :cool:
 
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thelonelylimo

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Oct 23, 2010
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If only I had a single opportunity to place an order under Apple, the ideas would be overwhelming.
 
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blue22

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Oct 15, 2010
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morons...

With a stupid username and password like that Foxconn deserved to be hacked, and they should feel very fortunate that the hackers didn't plan to do any more damage whilst they were inside their system.
 
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WestonHarvey1

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Jan 9, 2007
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With a stupid username and password like that Foxconn deserved to be hacked, and they should feel very fortunate that the hackers didn't plan to do any more damage whilst they were inside their system.

Kind of like when a woman dresses provocatively she deserves to be raped? Or when you leave the front door unlocked you deserve to have your family murdered?

Seriously, why were these passwords not redacted on this post, and why are people admitting to trying to use them? Fairly sure that's illegal.
 
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Benjamins

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Jul 15, 2010
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oops.

Serious ?

username : Apple

password : foxconn2


Wow.

Epic fail.

/looks around for an epic fail graphic.


Image

these username and passwords are more or less there because it's something we are accustomed to.

if Apple place an order for 1 million iPads, do you honestly think there's no phone conversations involved.
 
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fenlyn

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Nov 10, 2003
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Even dumber? The procedure 9to5 posted said login to their web server using:
admin
password1

So, so stupid.
 
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lshaner

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Mar 7, 2007
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GO FIGURE!

"The original exploit was reportedly through an unpatched Internet Explorer vulnerability..."

The answer to that is don't run Internet Exploder (IE)!!!

If you run that browser, you can patch all day, every day, and there will ALWAYS be a new hole for someone to find.
 
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