Apple security flaw threatens ‘everything we hold dear’: BILLIONS across globe scramble to update iPhones and Macs as tech giant reveals cyber crooks can take control of devices and access bank accounts, photos and more
Apple has disclosed serious security vulnerabilities for certain models of iPhones, iPads and Macs
Security experts say issues could potentially allow attackers to take complete control of the devices
iPhone 6S and later models; and several models of the iPad from 5th generation all affected by issues
Also affected are iPad Pros, iPad Mini 4 and later, iPad Air 2 and later and Macs on MacOS Monterey
How to protect yourself from the Apple security flaw affecting iPhones, iPads and Macs
- after experts warn hackers could track your location, read your messages, view your contacts and even access your microphone and camera
Apple users have been told to update their software to block potential intrusion
Tech giant discovered serious security vulnerabilities in iPhones, iPads and Macs
Cyber security experts say hackers could track location and read messages
We old phartz remember when Apple computers were touted for their immunity from viruses…because Apple had lost the standards war and there were so few Apple products in use that it wasn’t worth a hacker’s time to design a virus for them, and, even if a virus was written for Apple, there were so few machines in use the virus couldn’t propagate.
Steve…whose 1984 Radio Shack landline phone is immune to viruses.
All my devices are updated. Thanks to Apple for letting it’s users know. And thanks to you for those who don’t check or have notifications about updates know too.
The two zero-day vulnerabilities were addressed in iOS 16.4.1, iPadOS 16.4.1, macOS Ventura 13.3.1, and Safari 16.4.1 with improved input validation and memory management.<\B