March 23, 2017
The Latest on the Reported iPhone Hack
There are currently some high-profile stories in the news about alleged foreign hackers who claim to have the ability to wipe out the contents of millions of iPhones and iPad worldwide.
While Apple has been quick to dismiss their ability to do so, that might not be enough to make you feel better about your own security. However, you can easily change your iCloud password if that makes you sleep better at night. The best (and safest) way to change your password is directly at Apple’s iCloud site.
Note: You have to enter your new password everywhere where it’s required, which includes on all your devices (computer, iPhone, iPad, AppleTV). In addition, in some places (FaceTime, iTunes, App Store), you will also have to sign in again on the same device.
Here are a few links that will help you understand the issue: