Apple explains how it alerts targets of state-sponsored spyware attacks

Apple said it would keep notifying victims in its fight against state-sponsored spyware, and now it’s clear just what happens if you’re one of those targets. MacRumors notes that Apple has detailed how it alerts users when it believes they’ve been targeted by state-sponsored attackers. You’ll get both email and iMessage notifications to the addresses and phone numbers associated with your Apple ID. If you visit appleid.apple.com, you’ll also see a prominent “threat notification” message indicating what happened and when.

The company stressed these notifications will never ask you to click links, download content or share login details like passwords and verification codes. It instead asked users to visit

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