Tim Cook says Apple will send security alerts to help stop iCloud hackers

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Apple CEO Tim Cook told The Wall Street Journal today that his company is soon to introduce measures to protect iPad, iPhone, and Mac users’ information and keep hackers out of their accounts. In two weeks time, Cook said users would start to receive emails and push notifications on mobile devices when iCloud data was restored, passwords changed, or when a new device logs into an account for the first time.

Cook’s comments come after hundreds of photos of nude celebrities, including Jennifer Lawrence and Ariana Grande, were leaked online. The pictures were reportedly obtained the pictures through Apple’s iCloud service. The company has denied that private accounts were accessible through security flaws in the cloud storage system, but…

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