Apple now giving users ‘trust ratings’

The new update came with the new iOS 12

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The new Apple iOS 12 update launched early this week now gives users a ‘trust rating’ based their habits and manner of usage.

The Sun reports:

Apple’s new system was revealed after the company updated its iTunes policy page on the official website.





According to the iPhone maker, Apple builds a score based on the number calls and emails you send and receive – to help spot fraudulent transactions made using your device.

Apple says the did it “to help identify and prevent fraud, information about how you use your device, including the approximate number of phone calls or emails you send and receive, will be used to compute a device trust score when you attempt a purchase.”