Apple is trying to turn a corner with the arrival of the iOS 16 operating system. Known functions include ‘lock mode’, which it hopes to put an end to hackers and cybercriminals.

This option will be enabled for iPhone, iPad and Mac by the end of this 2022. However, it is a special case that it was created specifically for “high profile” people, that is, those who are more likely to be the target of attacks. and interferences due to your job or occupation.

The system completely blocks the computer and, according to the apple company, is able to support any program that tries to intercept and steal data. owner’s personal.

“Apple makes the most secure mobile devices on the market. “This is an innovative capability that reflects our unwavering commitment to protecting users from even the rarest and most sophisticated attacks,” said Ivan Krstić, head of engineering and security at the company.

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Generally speaking, ‘lock mode’: allows previewing messages with suspicious links – so users don’t click -, blocks attached documents, disables components of web pages with Javascript – not a 100% reliable site only – blocks your computer’s wired connections, new You won’t be able to add configuration profiles and it blocks FaceTime calls from strangers.

Its activation will be very simple. In the ‘Settings’ tab there will be an option for anyone who wants to feel more secure. Of course, Apple makes one point when you try to activate it: “It should only be used if you think you will be the victim of a powerful cyberattack. Most people are not the target of such attacks.”

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The tech company’s extreme measures are hoping to face criticism from security experts for the alleged weakness of their operating systems. As a sign that you are an ‘anti hacker’, Apple is looking for a programmer who manages to get around the security of the new function, because that way it can help improve protection.

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If someone violates the ‘lock-in mode’, they can receive a reward of approximately nine billion Colombian pesos, up to two million dollars at the current exchange rate.

The company will also give ten million dollars (43 billion Colombian pesos) to “support organizations that investigate, expose and prevent highly targeted cyberattacks, including those created by private companies developing state-sponsored paid spyware.”

Now, it seems that teams with the bitten apple logo want to be the safest team in the world.

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Source: Exame

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