Apple’s ‘Lockdown Mode’ is the sharpest arrow in its security quiver

    If you followed Updates from Apple for iOS 16, iPadOS 16 and macOS Ventura, you already know that the company is upping its security game.

    It replaces passwords with passkeys and even introduces Safety Check – an emergency feature designed to help people suffering from domestic violence. But by far the most impressive upcoming feature is Lockdown Mode.

    On Wednesday, Apple Viewed this new, hardcore security option designed to protect users from state-sponsored mercenary spyware.

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    According to the company:

    Lockdown Mode provides an extreme, optional level of security for the very few users who, because of who they are or what they do, could be personally targeted by some of the most advanced digital threats, such as those from the NSO Group and other private companies.

    This is intended to protect people such as journalists, activists, human rights defenders and politicians.

    Apple Lockdown Mode