Author: Sean Keach
The new system was quietly added as part of the new iOS 12 update for iPhones.
APPLE is now assigning trust ratings to iPhone users, based on your phone call and email habits.
The new ratings were added as part of the latest iOS 12 update, which rolled out to users on Monday, September 17.
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.
"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," Apple explained.
"The submissions are designed so Apple cannot learn the real values on your device. The scores are stored for a fixed time on our servers."
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