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Why Lockdown mode from Apple is one of the coolest security ideas ever

1 month ago   |   By Ars Technica

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Mercenary spyware is one of the hardest threats to combat. It targets an infinitesimally small percentage of the world, making it statistically unlikely for most of us to ever see. And yet, because it selects only the most influential individuals (think diplomats, political dissidents, and lawyers) sophisticated malware private companies sell to nation-state governments-many with documented human-rights abuses-has a devastating effect that's far out of proportion to the small number of people infected.
This puts device and software makers in a bind. How do you build something to...
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9to5Mac Daily: July 6, 2022 - iPhone Lockdown Mode, more

9to5Mac Daily: July 6, 2022 - iPhone Lockdown Mode, more

1 month ago   |   By 9to5Mac

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Lockdown Mode in iOS 16 will protect your iPhone from spyware

Lockdown Mode in iOS 16 will protect your iPhone from spyware

1 month ago   |   By BGR

Around the same time that Apple rolled out iOS 16 beta 3 on Wednesday, the company also announced a new feature for the upcoming software update. This fall, Apple is launching a new feature called Lockdown Mode on iOS 16, iPadOS 16, and macOS Ventura.
Apple calls Lockdown Mode “an extreme, optional protection for the very small number of users who face grave, targeted threats to their digital security.” This includes any users that NSO Group might target with its sophisticated spyware. This announcement comes several months after Apple announced it was suing the Israeli technology firm...
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Apple will pay you $2 million if you can break its new 'Lockdown Mode'

Apple will pay you $2 million if you can break its new 'Lockdown Mode'

1 month ago   |   By iMore

What you need to know
Apple has announced a new "Lockdown Mode" for the iPhone, iPad, and Mac.
"Lockdown Mode" will be available with iOS 16, iPadOS 16, and macOS Ventura this fall.
It offers additional protection for users who are the targets of "highly targeted cyberattacks."
Apple is building out security features for those with the most critical data.
"Lockdown Mode" is coming to the iPhone, iPad, and Mac.
In a post on the Apple Newsroom website , the company announced the new feature, which will be coming to iOS 16, iPadOS 16, and macOS Ventura in the fall. The company describes the...
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Apple to protect high-profile users with a new "Lockdown Mode" for iPhones, iPads, and Macs

Apple to protect high-profile users with a new "Lockdown Mode" for iPhones, iPads, and Macs

1 month ago   |   By Phone Arena

Apple announces the inclusion of a new "Lockdown Mode" for the iPhone, iPad, and the Mac; the feature protects against certain cyberattacks.
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