Apple Fixes a Zero Day Flaw in iOS 16.3.1 and iPadOS 16.3.1 Exploited in the Wild
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Apple released a new version of iOS 16.3.1 and iPadOS 16.3.1 systems to fix a vulnerability that hackers were exploiting in the wild.
The bug was in WebKit, Apple’s browser engine that’s used in Safari, and a historically popular target for hackers since it can open up access to the rest of the device’s data.
Apple credited an anonymous researcher for the discovery and thanked Citizen Lab “for their assistance.” Neither Apple nor Citizen Lab offered further details about the nature of the exploitation observed in the wild. (Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / TechCrunch)
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