App Store asks me for login after updating, and its prefilled with an unknown email wtf? Am I hacked

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by johnnyXcrane, May 18, 2016.

  1. johnnyXcrane macrumors newbie

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    #1
    Here is a screenshot http://i.imgur.com/HiTctCH.png

    I don't know this email adress! My Apple ID is completely different.
    This is super strange, can it be possible that my Mac got hacked?
     
  2. NT1440 macrumors G4

    NT1440

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    Hartford, CT
    #2
    That means one of the Apps you downloaded from the App store was downloaded originally with that Apple ID (perhaps a friend or relative when they were using your computer?).

    You can figure out which App it is by choosing to update each App individually (instead of Update All as you've selected) until you see which is prompting for that Apple ID. Somebody used your computer, you were not hacked.
     

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