Govt investigating whether China-linked agencies are behind Apple spyware attack


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As part of its investigation into claims that several Indian Opposition politicians and journalists received threat notifications from Apple, the government’s nodal cybersecurity agency has shifted its focus on a predictable foe – it is exploring whether agencies linked to the Chinese government were behind the attempted breach, The Indian Express has learnt. “Most of the iPhones that were targeted were made in China, as per preliminary inputs we have received from Apple. The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) is investigating if the place of production has something to do with a vulnerability in the iPhones, and whether the...