Apple Credits Security Researcher Balic, But Not For Vulnerability Related To Developer Center

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A recent posting on Apple’s Web Server notifications page issues credit to Ibrahim Balic, and SCANV of for the discovery of two web security issues. Balic, you may recall, discovered a vulnerability that he later publicly claimed was responsible for the weeks-long outage of Apple’s Developer Center.

The posting was discovered by who claimed that Apple was crediting Balic with reporting the issue that took down the Dev Center.

However, my sources confirm that Balic’s report is not responsible for the outage. The issue that Balic reported had nothing to do with why Apple took down the developer center. That was a completely separate vulnerability. Indeed, the entry related to Balic is annotated with the iAd Workbench portal address, not the Developer Center address.

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The vulnerability reported directly below Balic’s entry was credited to and SCANV and is annotated with Apple’s Developer Center address. It…

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