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Apple restores 'iForgot' system, fixes password flaw

03/22, 10:52pm

Quick response prevents any reports of actual account compromises

A security flaw exposed earlier on Friday has already been fixed, just hours after it was discovered, according to Apple. The issue, which could have allowed malicious users to hijack and lock out the legitimate owners, just by knowing the email address and exact birthdate of a victim. In response, Apple temporarily took its "iForgot" password-resetting service offline while it resolved the issue.

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