Online News Channel

News

Apple reportedly sued over time consuming two-factor authentication process

Apple reportedly sued over time consuming two-factor authentication process
February 10
10:31 2019

San Francisco, Feb 10 (IANS) A recent lawsuit filed against Apple accused the two-factor authentication process of the iPhone-maker of being disruptive to users, time consuming and abusive since it cannot be rolled back to a less safe login method after 14 days.

The suit, filed by Jay Brodsky in California, alleged that Apple did not get user consent to enable two-factor authentication, an Apple insider reported on Saturday.

Two-factor authentication is an extra layer of security designed by Apple to ensure that you are the only person who can access your account, even if someone knows your password.

Brodsky’s suit also mentions that once enabled, Apple’s two-factor authentication “imposes an extraneous logging-in procedure that requires a user to both remember password and have access to a trusted device or phone number” when a device is enabled.

The suit alleged that Apple’s e-mail that reaches users upon enabling the two-factor authentication was insufficient to warn the user that the setting was irrevocable.

Seeking all funds, revenues and benefits that the iPhone-maker has “unjustly received” from the action, the suit demanded injunctive relief, fines and penalties assessed on Apple in accordance with the “Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.”

Brodsky also asserted that Apple was violating California’s Invasion of Privacy Act.

Apple has not responded to the issue yet.

IANS

Apple reportedly working on subscription-based gaming service

Reshika Boutique
Paul Opticals
New Anjan Engineering Works
Akash
Metro Glass
Puma
Krsna Restaurant
VanHuesen
W Store
Ad Impact
Chotanagpur Handloom
Bhatia Sports
Home Essentials
Abhushan
Raymond

About Author

admin_news

admin_news

Related Articles

0 Comments

No Comments Yet!

There are no comments at the moment, do you want to add one?

Write a comment

Write a Comment

Poll

Economic performance compared to previous government ?

LATEST ARTICLES

    UK’s Royal Family releases Prince Louis’s new images

UK’s Royal Family releases Prince Louis’s new images

0 comment Read Full Article

Subscribe to Our Newsletter