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Security Flaw, Now Fixed, at Apple Again!

As if the fiasco with Wired journalist Mat Honan wasn't enough (How Apple and Amazon Security Flaws Led to My Epic Hacking), Apple leaves another gaping hole in its security fence.  I wonder what other skeletons are in Apple's closet!  Here's the article; click on the title to read it.

Major security hole allows Apple passwords to be reset with only email address, date of birth (update)

Here's what I know and believe: any computer system, any platform, any software can be broken into.  It is not a question of "if" but of "when."  As a particular platform is more widely used, the chances of it being hacked increase.  Why?  Because hackers tend to go after platforms that are more widely deployed so as to cause widespread damage.  Thus, I am not surprised to see security holes in Android and iOS being increasingly exploited.

Interestingly, as a platform becomes popular and more widely deployed, its security features are enhanced by software makers.  Ye…