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Foxconn's Servers Hacked, Exposing Vendor Usernames and Passwords

One of Foxconn's servers was reportedly hacked, exposing usernames and passwords for clients and employees. The group that took credit for the hack is called SwaggSec who claims they weren't doing it in response to working conditions or even for information on the iPhone 5, but simply for the enjoyment of it.
We encourage media, security experts, and other interested individuals to explore our leaks. Foxconn did have an appropriate firewall, but fortunately to our intent, we were able to bypass it almost flawlessly. Of course with funding ourselves we did have our limitations. But with several hacking techniques employed, and a couple of days in time, we were able to dump most of everything of significance.
9to5Mac was able to "verify these logins worked", though the servers have now been disabled by Foxconn and logins no longer valid. The original exploit was reportedly through an unpatched Internet Explorer vulnerability from a worker inside Foxconn.


According to the original posting the logins and passwords could allow individuals to make orders under company accounts such as Apple, IBM, Microsoft and Intel.

Foxconn is the manufacturing partner for Apple and dozens of other major U.S. companies. Apple's relationship with Foxconn has been under fire recently for the working conditions in their factories.


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67 months ago
New password - foxconn3
Rating: 61 Votes
67 months ago
Clever password they got there. :D
Rating: 25 Votes
67 months ago
oops.

Serious ?

username : Apple

password : foxconn2


Wow.

Epic fail.

/looks around for an epic fail graphic.


Rating: 21 Votes
67 months ago

The original exploit was reportedly through an unpatched Internet Explorer vulnerability…


Why am I not surprised.
Rating: 18 Votes
67 months ago
Foxconn-

This is Apple. Please change our password to 12345. K, thx.
Rating: 16 Votes
67 months ago

With a stupid username and password like that Foxconn deserved to be hacked, and they should feel very fortunate that the hackers didn't plan to do any more damage whilst they were inside their system.


Kind of like when a woman dresses provocatively she deserves to be raped? Or when you leave the front door unlocked you deserve to have your family murdered?

Seriously, why were these passwords not redacted on this post, and why are people admitting to trying to use them? Fairly sure that's illegal.
Rating: 15 Votes
67 months ago

Why am I not surprised.


LOL and somehow IE is involved. Again.
Rating: 14 Votes
67 months ago
Someone order me an iPad 3.
Rating: 13 Votes
67 months ago

oops.

Serious ?

username : Apple

password : foxconn2

Wow.

Epic fail.

/looks around for an epic fail graphic.


This absolutely blew my mind. That was the first thing I noticed. Surely, that can't be real, could it? While I'm positive there are many other security measures in place, could this really be the user and password combo they actually, really used? My jaw literally dropped when I saw that screenshot. (Don't worry, I picked it up.)

I've heard of high-profile folks, companies, and countless people using simple username / password combos, but I thought those days were long gone. Looks like Dictionary Hackers are going to be making a comeback soon. I hope no one else has gotten lazy with passwords these days...

New password - foxconn3


That seriously made me LOL. My first thought was that foxconn1 must have ben hacked and changed already. :p
Rating: 13 Votes
67 months ago
I thought the only purpose of Internet Explorer was to download another web browser... I honestly didn't know it could go to anything other than Mozilla.com...
Rating: 11 Votes

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