Breaking news that like Facebook , Apple has also been targeted. Hopefully they are right and no data was taken.
The company says the attack was launched by the same hackers who hit Facebook and other companies in January.
No data appears to have been stolen in the attack, the company added.
Apple is working with law enforcement to track down the hackers.
The iPhone and iPad maker said it would release a software tool later on Tuesday to protect customers against the malicious software used in the attacks.
[Edited 2013-02-19 11:07:56]