Apple improves App Store security

Following the recent hacking of its App Store, Apple instituted a new security measure that should prevent hijackers of accounts from purchasing anything from the store.

The Different District blog reports that the change is simple enough: every time you make a purchase from an iPhone or a device that is not already associated with your account, you will be asked to provide again your credit card information along with your password:

This is, indeed, a very simple solution that requires little effort from the users, and I wonder at Apple for not implementing it before this incident.

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Apple improves App Store security