The brother of Pablo Escobar calls for billions to Apple - The verge

attack the giant Apple is never an easy task, especially when one is called... Escobar. Roberto, the brother of the famous drug lord Pablo Escobar, who was at t

The brother of Pablo Escobar calls for billions to Apple - The verge

attack the giant Apple is never an easy task, especially when one is called... Escobar. Roberto, the brother of the famous drug lord Pablo Escobar, who was at the head of one of the cartels the most feared and the most deadly in the world, " says the american company for breach of contract, tells The Independent. He accuses the firm at the apple to sell products that contain known security flaws and calls for $ 2.6 billion.

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He claims that an individual answering to the name of Diego got his contact information by exploiting a flaw on the video service, FaceTime. Even Diego would have then sent threatening letters to his address. Since the death of Pablo Escobar in 1993 after he tried to escape the police, the members of his family have always been in danger.

Roberto Escobar has had to put his family to the shelter

At the time you purchase your iPhone from an Apple retail Store in Medellin in April 2018, Roberto Escobar was insured with a vendor that the device had no security vulnerabilities and that it was the smartphone the most secure on the market. In the complaint seen by The Independent, it is reported that Roberto Escobar has explained to his interlocutor that his life had been threatened on several occasions, including 2010 and 2014. After you have obtained confirmation of the absence of danger, he had finally bought the phone.

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After barely a year of use, Roberto Escobar claims to have received the first threatening letters. By browsing through forums on the internet, he would have found the proof that the function FaceTime has a flaw well known. Enough according to him to pursue Apple in court and claim a significant sum of money. After receiving the threatening letter, Roberto Escobar would have spent without counting to move and protect his family in a new home. Their security would have also been greatly enhanced. According to him, his family is still not safe.

Updated Date: 28 May 2020, 20:33

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