Apple iCloud hack threat: It’s worse than we first thought

I’ve been telling people that iCloud isn’t a safe place for backups. Please save your data to another option. I use Google Drive / my Gmail account for backups – 15GB of space at no cost!

Hackers are threatening to remotely wipe an unknown number of iPhones, iPads, and Macs unless Apple pays a ransom. The picture is becoming clearer. This is what you need to know.