Russian hackers involved in Apple device hijacking and ransom arrested by police

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Russian police on Tuesday said they arrested two hackers supposedly responsible for “hijacking” Apple products via Find My iPhone, locking owners out until they pay a ransom to regain access.

According to a statement from Directorate K, the Russian Interior Ministry’s cyber crime arm, the alleged hackers could face up to two years in jail if found guilty of perpetrating the hijackings, reports Re/code.

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