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Old 11-10-17, 23:16
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Default A new kind of Apple phishing scam

This report is from Malwarebytes Labs:

A new kind of Apple phishing scam | Malwarebytes Labs
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In a recent blog post, Felix Krause revealed a method for phishing Apple ID passwords on iOS that would be quite indistinguishable from a real iOS password request. This got us thinking about the ramifications—how else could this tactic be used in the Apple ecosystem, and what kind of damage could it do?

With a little caution and attention paid to the context of password requests, you can avoid most, or even all, phishing attempts. The important thing is to be consistent, and not to get sloppy because you’re in a rush.
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Default Re: A new kind of Apple phishing scam

Can you trust that “Sign in to iTunes Store” dialog on your iPhone?

This article by Graham Cluley on Bitdefender's HOTforSecurity site is about the same issue mentioned above:

Can you trust that “Sign in to iTunes Store” dialog on your iPhone? – HOTforSecurity
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It’s all too easy for a malicious app developer to determine a user’s Apple ID password – just by asking for it....

....However, it does strike me that we are reliant on Apple spotting any offending apps which attempt this phishing trick before they manage to get into the official App Store. Wouldn’t we all feel a little more safer if the operating system itself made it trickier to forge a convincing-looking password prompt?
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