Apple claims 'Lockdown Mode' protects against all known spyware

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Lockdown Mode blocks some messaging features, web technologies, service requests and wired connections
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Lockdown Mode blocks some messaging features, web technologies, service requests and wired connections

But it also severely limits functionality.

A new Apple feature called Lockdown Mode is designed to protect iPad, iPhone and Mac users who are at high-risk from a cyberattack. Launching in the Autumn, the update blocks calls from unknown ...

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