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Is this “Security Info Required” prompt legitimate?

I am trying to install Wunderlist (pick any other App), the App Store asks for my password which is fine. But once I key in my password, I get this prompt.

Security Info Required

To help ensure the security of your Apple ID, you must choose and answer security questions. (Cancel / Continue).

If I click on Continue, I am asked to enter my Apple ID password?

Is there a virus or a malware on my iPhone 4S?

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marked as duplicate by Jason Salaz May 8 '12 at 19:13

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Ars technica reports it's legit. Still – I'd wish to read a more elaborate answer than this comment and perhaps see some official cites on the topic. –  koiyu May 8 '12 at 16:16

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This was a recent change to increase security for the many iTunes/App Store accounts. This is not malware or anything you have to be concerned with, just Apple increasing security.

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