Being Hacked, Creating Passwords, And Social Engineering

 

They got in via Apple tech support and some clever social engineering that let them bypass security questions.

(Source: Emptyage, Yes, I Was hacked. Hard.)

 

To ensure my pal doesn't use this in our next podcast, this isn't just an Apple / Google discussion. Awhile back, I had issues with my Amazon account.

Two-step authentication is a good start, but it's a pain to set up and maintain.