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Tim Cook about Recent iCloud Hack: Promises New Security Measures

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Tim Cook about Recent iCloud Hack: Promises New Security Measures

Most of you recognize that a hacker was capable of breach iCloud system which led to posting of dozens of nude celebrity photos earlier this week. Earlier in the present day Tim Cook the CEO of Apple sat down with the parents at Wall Street Journal, however to not speak about Apple's subsequent iPhone media occasion. Instead, the CEO answered questions relating to the current iCloud scandal, `

A couple of days in the past, Apple launched a press release on the matter, claiming that iCloud and its subsequent providers had not been breached. Cook reiterated these claims right now, and added that the Cupertino firm plans to rollout numerous new security measures to make its units extra protected.

It is claimed that celebrities' iCloud accounts have been compromised by a mixture of social engineering and phishing scams. Cook tells the Journal that Apple’s new plan to fight that is to start sending push notifications to customers when somebody tries to vary or reset their account passwords.

That's not all, Apple will quickly start notifying customers every time somebody tries to revive iCloud knowledge to a brand new system, or a tool logs into an account for the primary time. Until now, customers merely acquired an e-mail when somebody tried to vary a password or log in from an unknown Apple system.
Cook says Apple additionally plans to broaden its use of “two-issue authentication,” which requires a consumer to have two of three issues to entry an account: a password, a separate 4-digit one-time code, or an extended entry key given to customers. Most iOS gadget house owners don’t have this function enabled.

Anyway, you guys should maintain your account secured and do not ever give it to anybody.. 

[The Wall Street Journal]

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