Some Apple users are suffering a hack tied to their iMessage accounts, according to one victim of the hack and others on Twitter.
A Mashable employee on Wednesday morning saw a message in her computer’s iMessage account from a foreign number she didn’t recognize, with the message written in Chinese characters.
Shortly after, she received a notification that her Apple ID was being used on another device.
The only option prompted by this notification was to click “OK,” and after she did so she was flooded with similar Chinese iMessage and SMS messages.
The Mashable employee changed her password and security questions and contacted Apple Support, where a representative told her many people had been calling about this problem this morning. Read more…