Apple warns Thai activists "state-sponsored attackers" may have targeted iPhones
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Kevin David Scam or Legit
By Panu Wongcha-um and Fanny Potkin
BANGKOK (Reuters) – Apple Inc issued on Wednesday alert messages to at least six Thai activists and researchers who have been critical of the government, warning it believed their iPhones had been targeted by “state-sponsored attackers”, according to activists and the alerts reviewed by Reuters.
Apple and Thailand’s Digital Ministry did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Prajak Kongkirati, a political scientist at Bangkok’s Thammasat University, said he had received two emails from Apple warning it believed his iPhone and iCloud accounts had been targeted, along with a “threat notification” on his Apple account.
Researcher Sarinee Achananuntakul and Thai activist Yingcheep Atchanont of Legal Monitoring group iLaw said they had received similar emails, while a rapper, a political activist, and a politician …