1 Million Apple Device ID Leaked by AntiSec! How to Check if your Apple UDID was Leaked? AntiSec hackers group claims to release a set of more than 1 million Apple Unique Device Identifiers (UDIDs) obtained through breaching the FBI. The AntiSec claims that they have over 12 million IDs, including personal information such as user names, device names, notification tokens, mobile numbers and addresses.
The group issued a statement with the following description on how they have obtained the data.
During the second week of March 2012, a Dell Vostro notebook, used by Supervisor Special Agent Christopher K. Stangl from FBI Regional Cyber Action Team and New York FBI Office Evidence Response Team was breached using the AtomicReferenceArray vulnerability on Java, during the shell session some files were downloaded from his Desktop folder one of them with the name of ”NCFTA_iOS_devices_intel.csv” turned to be a list of 12,367,232 Apple iOS devices including Unique Device Identifiers (UDID), user names, name of device, type of device, Apple Push Notification Service tokens, zipcodes, cellphone numbers, addresses, etc. the personal details fields referring to people appears many times empty leaving the whole list incompleted on many parts. no other file on the same folder makes mention about this list or its purpose.
The group also reasoned out that they exposed the Apple UDID as they want people to know that the FBI is probably using your device details and info for tracking people project or some experiment.
To know how to check if your Apple device is one of the 1 million Apple devices that had their UDIDs leaked by AntiSec proceed reading below.
1 Million Apple Device ID Leaked!
The group posted in PasteBin.com the download links and procedure on how to open the file.
Steps to open the file
1. Check the file MD5:
2. Decrypt the file using openssl.
openssl aes-256-cbc -d -a -in file.txt -out decryptedfile.tar.gz
3. Uncompress the file.
tar -xvzf decryptedfile.tar.gz
4. Check file integrity using MD5
The group stated that the file contains details to identify Apple devices, ordered by; Apple Device UDID, Apple Push Notification Service DevToken, Device Name, Device Type.
How to Check if your Apple UDID was Leaked?
If you are worried that your Apple Device is one of the 1 million Apple devices that have their UDIDs leaked by Antisec, reportedly from breach of an FBI agent’s laptop then use the tool below to check.
To check your Apple device, just input your UDID/UUID on this tool and will run it on its database. If you need help finding your UDID, you can proceed using the said link.