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Apple Warns Thais of iPhone Attacks: Bangkok Post

Political scientist at Thammasat University says he has received two emails about his iPhone and iCloud accounts being targeted

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Apple has warned at least six Thai activists and researchers who have been critical of the government that it believed their iPhones had been targeted by “state-sponsored attackers”, the Bangkok Post and Reuters reported.

Prajak Kongkirati, a political scientist at Thammasat University, said he had received two emails from Apple warning that it believed his iPhone and iCloud accounts had been targeted, along with a “threat notification” on his Apple account.

Read the full report: Bangkok Post



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