10 Replies Latest reply: Apr 18, 2012 1:22 PM by l.t.clark
Giuseppe20 Level 1 Level 1

"you need to answer some security questions to verify your apple id" keeps coming up on my ipad when i go to app store but doesn't happen from my iphone. A few people i have spoken to have this problem as well. Does anyone know what's going on? Thanks

iPad 2 Wi-Fi, iOS 5.1
Solved by Skydiver119 on Apr 13, 2012 4:12 AM Solved

It seems to be something that Apple implemented this week, going by other peoples' posts. I can only presum that some accounts have been compromised or maybe they're just being careful.


I had a similar issue with Yahoo and it telling me that I needed to change the password on my mail.

Reply by Demo on Apr 13, 2012 4:21 AM Helpful

It appears to be the real deal and according to cnet.com - an Apple spokesperson confirmed it for them.

http://news.cnet.com/8301-13579_3-57413072-37/apple-ratchets-up-app-store-securi ty/


Apple is really just beefing up security - for everyones's sake - that's all it seems to be.

Reply by pjl123 on Apr 13, 2012 4:15 AM Helpful

Looks like it is for real.  Not necessarily a sign of a hacked acount.




http://www.tuaw.com/2012/04/13/apple-asking-for-more-security-info-for-ios-devic es/

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