China launches “Great Firewall” attack against iCloud
According to a report by web censorship watchdog Great Fire, China's infamous state firewall is performing a MITM (Man-in-the-Middle) attack against users of Apple's Cloud-based services. It is suspected the attack has been launched in response to Apple's new default encryption methods.
It is possible to circumvent the fake site using a VPN, or one of iCloud's many other IP addresses.
Since iOS 8, authorities can no longer bypass on-device encryption to gain access. The convenient timing of...