iOS Privacy: steal.password – Easily get the user’s Apple ID password, just by asking — Felix Krause


If you have an apple product then you will need to read this post and take better control of how you enter your password for your Apple ID. Why do you ask? Apple takes security seriously and so why do I have to worry about this. Well, there are a number of reasons why.

Apple ID

When using the apple you have an Apple Id and this allows you to buy things or download apps. You need to create one with an e-mail address and then you create a password. Most people use the same password and e-mail combo for the many sites.

Phishing for your Apple credentials

So most people will enter their password when prompting for your Apple ID when it pops up. I will admit I have done it several times. The phishing pop up look

s just like the original (official) Popup. But this usually pops up in an App or Game.

The thing is if it is the phishing one it can take your information and take it and log into your Apple Id or other websites.

What can you do?

According to the following article (below) close out of the app and see it is still there. If it is then it is the correct one. If not then it was a phishing attempt and that means to delete the app.

Read the following article and see what it as to say?

 

Do you want the user’s Apple ID password, to get access to their Apple account, or to try the same email/password combination on different web services? Just ask your users politely, they’ll probably just hand over their credentials, as they’re trained to do so 👌DisclaimerThis is just

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