iOS Password Prompts are Ripe for Abuse

October 12, 2017


Apple’s policy to repeatedly ask users for their iTunes password needlessly exposes iOS device owners to possible phishing attacks, according a mobile app developer Felix Krause.

Krause’s beef with Apple is that too often and seemingly at random times, popups deliver a dialogue box for users to enter their Apple ID. The prompts have become so routine that users enter the personal data without considering popups could be malicious, he said.

Read More on Threat Post