Apple has shared details of how it intends to alert iPhone users when it believes they’re being targeted by state-sponsored attackers.
According to a new Apple support document, the notifications will be delivered via email and iMessage notifications to the addresses and phone numbers associated with the affected users’ Apple IDs.
The notifications will identify themselves as a “Threat Notification,” and will also include steps users can take to protect their smartphones.
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“Unlike traditional cybercriminals, state-sponsored attackers apply exceptional resources to target a very small number of specific individuals and their devices, which makes these attacks much harder to detect and prevent,” explains Apple in its support document.
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