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Experts have criticized Apple for lack of a two-level authorization in five key services
Last autumn, the leaked photos of the cloud service iCloud provoked a wave of criticism of Apple, although the company guilty of not recognized. CEO Tim Cook said that the attackers gained access to the accounts of celebrities in iCloud, correctly answering the security question for password or using phishing to determine the ID and password. At the same time, he promised to take measures to strengthen the protection of service.
In a statement, Cook said that Apple will make the system of two-factor authentication more common in the products and services of the company, and will notify users via e-mail that you are in their accounts with the new devices, restoring files to iCloud and change the password.
It took about four months, but the promise of a two-level authentication in many key product for the company remained unfulfilled, writes Oszone. In services iMessage, FaceTime, iTunes, App Store and on the Apple website can be accessed from any Mac using your Apple ID and password. According to research analysts, it is enough to access your account, although the option of two-level authentication identifier Apple ID has been activated. With regard to notifications, only FaceTime with the above changes received e-mails. As conceived by Apple, will allow users to take immediate action, including change password, and to contact the security company.
Gaining access to other people’s passwords makes it possible to send messages from someone else’s account at iMessages, find out the type of credit card and the last four digits of the phone number and information about recent purchases applications.
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