Apple Urges Immediate Updates for iPhones, iPads and Macs to Prevent Device Takeovers
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Apple advised users to immediately update their iPhones, iPads, and Macs to protect against a pair of security vulnerabilities that can allow attackers to take complete control of their devices. Apple issued fixes for the flaws on Wednesday.
In both cases, there are credible reports that hackers are already abusing the vulnerabilities to attack users. Apple said that one of the software weaknesses affects the kernel, the deepest layer of the operating system that all the devices have in common. The other affects WebKit, the underlying technology of the Safari web browser. (Alex Hern / The Guardian)
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