Apple Users: Watch Out For Pop Up Phishing Attempts

Apple Users: Here is some great advice on how to protect yourself from potential Phishing attempts.

It’s hard to believe that Apple hasn’t dealt with this issue – it’s been an issue on Mac and iThingies for a long time. Hopefully they’ll get around to changing the look of system notifications soon.

In the meantime, here’s a good bit of advice from the article: “iOS users can protect themselves by doing the following when they encounter a password popup: hit the home button. If the app and password prompt close, the prompt was likely a phishing attempt. If the dialog and app remain visible, the dialog was generated by iOS. Krause also suggested never entering passwords into any dialog box. Instead, we should dismiss it, manually open the iOS settings window, and enter the password there.”

Here’s the Ars Article


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