Apple has introduced a new Lockdown Mode feature. Its essence lies in the "extreme" level of security, which
We are talking about those owners of iPhone, iPad or Mac,which are with serious and targeted threats from hackers and intruders. The new feature will be available on all major operating systems of the company - iOS 16, iPadOS 16 and macOS Ventura.
It is reported that Lockdown Mode will help protecthigh-ranking people who, due to the specifics of their position, may become victims of software developed by companies such as the NSO Group. It was they who created the Pegasus program, which can hack the same iPhones, despite the Apple protection system.
When the new mode is activated, the devices willseverely limited in functionality. For example, in Messages, most attachments other than images will be blocked. The same goes for link previews.
When Lockdown Mode is activated,incoming FaceTime calls and other invitations. The only exceptions will be those that come from a person with whom the user has previously called or shared an invitation.
Recall that in 2021, Apple filed a lawsuit against the NSO Group. Thus, the IT giant decided to “hold her accountable” for the actions of states that targeted Apple users.