How did “Apple” detect spying on “iPhone” users?

How did “Apple” detect spying on “iPhone” users?
How did “Apple” detect spying on “iPhone” users?
The American company “Apple” was able for the first time to come up with a way to detect the spying operations that take place on its iPhone users, whereby users are able to know whether they are a victim of an espionage operation or not, and is there anyone who is eavesdropping on them and listening to what they say and recording what is happening by phones Their cameras or not.

And the suspicious piracy applications that some users get involved in downloading them on their mobile phones have caused a state of terror among users, because their phones can be easily penetrated, which may make them victims of espionage and eavesdropping by operating the cameras on their phones in order to see and hear what they are doing, or even pirate their photos and videos.

A report published by the British newspaper “The Sun” revealed that the latest update put forward by “Apple” for “iPhone” phones contains an addition, which is a new “warning point” that alerts the user whenever the microphone or camera is activated.

According to the report, any application that logs stealthily, the user will know this immediately, indicating that the work done by Apple represents “the new iPhone update, where the new version of the new operating system, which is called (iOS 14) will appear a green dot at the top of the corner. “The right side of the screen is when the cameras are turned on. If the microphone is activated, the point will be orange.”

By swiping to the user’s control center, you can see details about the app that is using the microphone, depending on the information available from the updated operating system.

“The Sun” asserts in its report that “in the event of suspicion that something is wrong, the user must check the permissions of the application in the settings, as the user can deny access to certain applications to the microphone or camera, and the user can delete any application he suspects or constitutes a source for him.” Anxiety”.

Apple has long emphasized that “privacy is a fundamental human right and is the core of everything we do.”

According to the company, for this reason, with the operating system (iOS 14), the user is given more control over the data he shares and more transparency about how it is used.

And she continued: “An indicator appears at the top of your screen when the microphone or camera is used by an application. In the Control Center, you can see if an application has used them recently.”

Concerns prevail among mobile phone users around the world about privacy and whether some applications have the power to operate the camera or microphone or view the contents of the phone, while many users claim that the “” application was displaying ads related to what they were speaking out loud. Which raises widespread suspicions about privacy.

Source: euronews


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