Apple disables iForgot password recovery page after exploit discovered

Apple disables iForgot password recovery page after vulnerability allows simple password recovery.

@tracehagan
Published Fri, Mar 22 2013 5:42 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:24 PM CST

After a security hole was discovered in Apple's iForgot password recovery page that allowed passwords to be recovered with just an e-mail and date of birth, Apple has disabled the page for obvious reasons. Navigating to the page now returns a "Currently Unavailable" status message that suggests you "check back later."

Apple disables iForgot password recovery page after exploit discovered | TweakTown.com

Make sure to enable two-step authentication on your account to help protect from future vulnerabilities such as this.

At the time of writing, Apple's page continually timed out for both my coworkers and myself.

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Trace is a starving college student studying Computer Science. He has a love of the English language and an addiction for new technology and speculation. When he's not writing, studying, or going to class, he can be found on the soccer pitch, both playing and coaching, or on the mountain snowboarding.

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