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Apple Lockdown Mode Security Information

Apple Lockdown Mode is not to be used without fully understanding what the Apple Lock Down Mode does, and do not confuse this with the Apple Activation Lock.

Only use Apple Lockdown Mode if you have been advised by Apple or advised by an Apple Consultant to use the Apple Lockdown Mode on an iPhone or on a Apple Mac Computer.

Apple Lockdown Mode security Information for Home users and for Small businesses.

Apple has introduced Apple Lockdown Mode which is supported with Apple iOS 16 and Apple iOS 17 and newer iOS versions and from Apple MacOS Ventura 13 Apple Mac operating system software, and with Mac OS Sonoma 14.

For most people Apple Lockdown Mode is not necessary, let’s explain why.

99.9% of Apple iPhone and Apple iPad users and Apple Mac computer users will never face a problem using either Apple iOS 16, iOS 17 or newer.

Or Apple MacOS Ventura or Mac OS Sonoma or newer.

Apple has a strong and sophisticated powerful security systems in place to make both Apple iOS and MacOS Ventura secure to use.

Apple Lockdown Mode is for people who think they are being targeted by a Cyber security attack, when Apple Lockdown Mode is switched on the Apple iPhone or Apple iPad or Apple Mac computer has reduced functionality which will stop mercenary spyware and malicious code and software from running on Apple iOS and Mac OS.

But most importantly most people will not need to use Apple Lockdown Mode.

Apple has said only to use Apple Lockdown Mode in only extreme circumstances.

Apple also has another technology called Apple Activation Lock which is available on macOS Apple Silicon Apple Mac computers and also for Apple iPhones and Apple iPads, is is not the same as the Apple Lockdown Mode.

Get Apple Security Support from an Apple Expert for help with Mac OS Security and help with Apple iOS Security.

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Why not book an Apple Mac computer health check-up service with Keith Thomas, which allows a home Apple Mac computer user, or a small businesses or a company to have an Apple Mac computer that is both secure and Apple Mac Malware free.

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Apple Mac Malware is not usually a cyber security risk, often the payload of Apple Mac computer Malware is either to slow down the computer or make searching online more of a challenge with unwanted websites page visits and unwanted advertisements within Apple Mac Safari, Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge.

Apple Lockdown Mode iOS Information.

The Apple Lockdown Mode for iOS is supported on iOS 16, iOS 17 and newer Apple iOS, to use Apple iOS Lockdown mode.

  1. Open Settings on the Apple iPhone.
  2. Then Choose Privacy and Security.
  3. Select Lockdown Mode.
  4. The Apple iPhone will restart with Apple Lockdown mode switched on.

Mac OS Ventura and Mac OS Sonoma Lockdown Mode.

  1. Open the System Settings from the Apple menu items.
  2. Select Privity and Security.
  3. Switch on Lockdown Mode.

What does Apple Lockdown Mode do on iOS 16, iOS 17 or newer iOS versions and on MacOS Ventura 13, Mac OS Sonoma or newer Mac OS?

  1. Assists with stopping targeted spyware attacks.
  2. Zero-Click or Zero Touch mercenary malware protection.
  3. Help with a malicious message or a malicious link.

Apple Lockdown Mode FAQ Questions & Answers by Keith Thomas Apple Specialist and Mac Computer Expert.

Do I need to use Apple Lockdown Mode?

No. Apple Lockdown Mode is not usually needed.
For 99.9% of Apple iPhone and Apple iPad, and Apple Mac computer users. If you feel that you have been a target for a cyber security threat, then switching on Apple Lockdown Mode can help with stopping targeted spyware attacks.
Get professuioak Aplpe Securty help and Apple Expert advisw before you use the Apple Lockdown Mode on either iOS or on Mac OS.

How does a Apple iPhone, or Apple iPad get infected with a cyber security attack or a malware infection?

For an Apple iPhone or an Apple iPad, a malicious text message or a malicious email link is opened which then infects the Apple iPhone or Apple iPad device. The same principal also applies to Mac OS.

To help Apple iPhone, and Apple iPad users. Apple has an Apple Lockdown Mode to assist with stopping a targeted mercenary malware attack.

Where can I get Apple Security information and advice on Apple MacOS Computer Security in the UK?

Keith Thomas is an Apple Specialist, and a Apple Mac Computer Expert that provides onsite and remote Apple Security assistance right across Surrey, Hampshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire, London, and to some areas and locations in Dorset and Somerset.