Apple announced icloud changes App-specific passwords iCloud users. App-specific passwords will be implemented and after June 15 will be required to sign in to iCloud with third-party apps.
Apple is spending a lot in security research and updating the icloud platform, more and more we see implemented new security methods. With regard to exploiting security holes by applications that are using icloud credentials API. This new update will be in that direction. Minimize attempts to brute force the system.
Apple announced icloud changes App-specific passwords iCloud users
App-specific passwords will hide your real account credentials from the third party service, increasing security by only giving out scrambled random passwords to non-Apple servers. These individual passwords can be replaced at any time and are independent of your primary iCloud login details.
You should always get strong passwords for your apple id and change it time to time.
iCloud: Change your iCloud password
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