But one mobile app developer has proved how alarmingly easy these prompts are to replicate, making them a potential security flaw through which devious hackers could steal your precious user credentials.
Most of us blindingly complete these popups without batting an eyelid, but this should serve as a wake up call to anyone with an iOS device.
'However, those popups are not only shown on the lock screen, and the home screen, but also inside random apps, e.g. when they want to access iCloud, GameCenter or In-App-Purchases.
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"This could easily be abused by any app..."
But what if that pop-up hasn't come from Apple, and has instead been created to look like an official request in an attempt by hackers to steal your credentials? "Even users who know a lot about technology have a hard time detecting that those alerts are phishing attacks". If this closes the app and the dialog, then it was a phishing attack.
You can protect yourself from the fake pop-up scam by never inputting passwords into an Apple pop-up.
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So far this is just a proof-of-concept and no instances of the vulnerability have been discovered within iOS apps. In side-by-side pictures, he compares Apple's official ID password request with his own efforts.
Apple launched the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus at the GUM department store in Moscow on September 29.
You should also always have two-factor authentication activated on your Apple account for an extra layer of security.
The login boxes usually appear when you try to install or update an app, and ask you to enter your Apple ID password.
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You can read Krause's full explanation of this phishing method on his blog right here.