Sydney: A schoolboy who “dreamed” of working for Apple hacked the firm’s computer systems, Australian media has reported, although the tech giant Friday no customer data was compromised. The Children’s Court of Victoria was told the teenager broke into Apple’s mainframe — a large, powerful data processing system — from his home in the suburbs of Melbourne and downloaded 90GB of secure files, The Age reported late Thursday. The boy, then aged 16, accessed the system multiple times over a year as he was a fan of Apple and had “dreamed of” working for the US firm, the newspaper said, citing his lawyer. Apple said in a statement Friday that its teams “discovered the unauthorised access, contained it, and reported the incident to law enforcement”. The teen has pleaded guilty and the case is due to return to court for his sentencing next month.
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