An Adelaide schooling has found a unique way to get employment at Apple: hack into the company's secure computer system. This boy first chopped Apple's system when he was 13.
Now 17, the boy met Adelaide Youth Court and was guilty of multiple computers hacking charges, reports ABC News.
My client is reverent: said Mark Twiggs, a lawyer for the boy
According to a news report, this boy has been encouraged to use his extraordinary talent for good causes rather than evil acts.
When the FBI came to know about this illegal entry into Apple's system, they reported this to the Australian Federal Police. Now the lawyer of this teenager says the boy did this in anticipation of a job from Apple.
Along with his teenage accomplice from Melbourne, this boy hacked into Apple's main frame in December 201
While using the company's employees, the boy used "high-skill" in Information Technology to produce false digital credentials.
The teenager had no malicious purpose but believed that Apple would offer him a job.
Mark Twiggs, the boys' lawyer, revealed to the court that his client was not aware of the seriousness of this error.
The court became aware that Apple did not suffer any financial or intellectual loss from this hack.
When a similar action occurred in Europe, the lawyer said "A similar person was caught and they ended up being employed by the company."
Twiggs is entitled to save a conviction because the boy wanted to study cyber security and criminology at the university; His criminal record may hinder his employment opportunities in the future.
After this, the magistrate David White did not discover a conviction and placed this & gifted individual & # 39; on a $ 500 bond.
Magistrate White accepted the youth's intelligence as the school's authorities appreciate him; In addition, he has positively used his technology talents.
When ABC contacted Apple, the company issued a statement, . "At Apple, we gently protect our networks and have dedicated layers of information security personnel working to detect and respond to threats."
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] The entire hacking episode reveals how vulnerable the Apple security system is! Apple needs to set up more robust security walls to protect its employee data.
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