Wired: Apple Suspends Over-the-Phone AppleID Password Resets

Nathan Olivarez-Giles and Mat Honan, writing for Gadget Lab:

An Apple worker with knowledge of the situation, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Wired that the over-the-phone password freeze would last at least 24 hours. The employee speculated that the freeze was put in place to give Apple more time to determine what security policies needed to be changed, if any.

Tuesday, 7 August 2012