wordpress blog stats
Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Everything we know about Apple’s Lockdown Mode so far

Apple previews its new Lockdown Mode—which offers high-risk users protection against state-sponsored spyware attacks.

Apple has developed a “Lockdown Mode” to protect users who may be targets of spyware like Pegasus, according to a press release by the company. The update will be available to a small section of high-risk users and will be rolled out with iOS 16, iPadOS 16, and macOS Ventura. [caption id="attachment_164844" align="aligncenter" width="732"] Source: Apple[/caption] Why it matters: The measure is significant in light of revelations brought to light by The Pegasus Project last year. An investigation by the project revealed that an Israeli company, NSO Group, sold its military-grade spyware to governments, who used it for surveillance against political dissidents, journalists, politicians, and lawyers, among others. The new feature is likely to help users fend off attacks from spyware and may encourage operating systems developers to follow suit. What does the feature entail: Lockdown Mode is an optional…

Please subscribe/login to read the full story.
Written By

I cover several beats such as Crypto, Telecom, and OTT at MediaNama. I can be found loitering at my local theatre when I am off work consuming movies by the dozen.

MediaNama’s mission is to help build a digital ecosystem which is open, fair, global and competitive.

Views

News

Studying the 'community' supporting the late Sushant Singh Rajput (SSR) shows how Twitter was gamed through organized engagement

News

Do we have an enabling system for the National Data Governance Framework Policy (NDGFP) aiming to create a repository of non-personal data?

News

A viewpoint on why the regulation of cryptocurrencies and crypto exchnages under 2019's E-Commerce Rules puts it in a 'grey area'

News

India's IT Rules mandate a GAC to address user 'grievances' , but is re-instatement of content removed by a platform a power it should...

News

There is a need for reconceptualizing personal, non-personal data and the concept of privacy itself for regulators to effectively protect data

You May Also Like

News

Google has released a Google Travel Trends Report which states that branded budget hotel search queries grew 179% year over year (YOY) in India, in...

Advert

135 job openings in over 60 companies are listed at our free Digital and Mobile Job Board: If you’re looking for a job, or...

News

By Aroon Deep and Aditya Chunduru You’re reading it here first: Twitter has complied with government requests to censor 52 tweets that mostly criticised...

News

Rajesh Kumar* doesn’t have many enemies in life. But, Uber, for which he drives a cab everyday, is starting to look like one, he...

MediaNama is the premier source of information and analysis on Technology Policy in India. More about MediaNama, and contact information, here.

© 2008-2021 Mixed Bag Media Pvt. Ltd. Developed By PixelVJ

Subscribe to our daily newsletter
Name:*
Your email address:*
*
Please enter all required fields Click to hide
Correct invalid entries Click to hide

© 2008-2021 Mixed Bag Media Pvt. Ltd. Developed By PixelVJ