The Apple Developer Center has now been down since Thursday, making our initial surprise on Friday that it'd been down for 30 hours seem almost silly. And now the plot thickens further. After Apple finally announced last night that a security breach was responsible for the delay, a self-proclaimed "security researcher" named Ibrahim Balic came forward to admit he may have been responsible.
It's bad enough when Facebook's official policies cause concerns about privacy; it's worse when undiscovered bugs in the gigantic social network start revealing your data to other users. And that's apparently what's been happening, as this afternoon Facebook confirmed that a bug that disclosed private contact information had affected around six million users over the last year. It has since been removed.