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News Intern blamed for Apple iBoot source code leak

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by bit-tech, 12 Feb 2018.

  1. bit-tech

    bit-tech Supreme Overlord Staff Administrator

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  2. adidan

    adidan Avatar is in season. See it while stocks last.

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    Intern blamed - I'd probably also blame their manager TBH.
     
  3. yuusou

    yuusou Well-Known Member

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    and their proxy settings and those responsible for it.
     
  4. liratheal

    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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    So this is either damning because their boot process was leaked by someone with access, or damning because their interns have access to what I assume is meant to be a closely guarded secret. With no checks to prevent this kind of copy/release incident.

    Do Apple just give access to stuff like that out willy-nilly?
     
  5. Mr_Mistoffelees

    Mr_Mistoffelees Nebuchadnezzar's fixit man.

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    Or, do they blame an unnamed intern rather than admit any employee failing, hoping to just brush it under the carpet, in public at least.
     
  6. sandys

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    I've worked for a few places that have put interns in key places, predominantly as a way to push new ideas to solve old problems when the old guard can be stuck in their ways. It is hit and miss but a fresh untainted pair of eyes can be a useful tool.
     
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