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Apple rolled out several updates this week that you as a consumer should install as soon as possible. iOS, macOS and tvOS were better protected against a dangerous vulnerability thanks to this way. One that, according to the American company itself, has already been abused.

It’s nice that there is a solution to the problem and you via Software-update can get a new version. But how is it possible that such operating systems are suddenly a cheese of holes?

Backdoors in iOS, tvOS and macOS

The vulnerabilities allow attackers and hackers to not only use arbitrary code, but even access the kernel of Apple devices. This includes quite a few iPhones, iPads, and computers running macOS Monterey (notably Monterey 12.5). Apple has named the exploit the CVE-2022-3289.

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The biggest problem is access to the kernel of the devices. This allows hackers to run code/software with administrator access. In other words: your device will then be completely taken over.

Apple has already indicated that it is aware of the fact that ‘some’ devices may have already been attacked. (Do we have an official statement? It’s Apple, so no.)

Other Apple apps were also a security risk

With the patch/update, the company immediately addresses security vulnerabilities in WebKit, among others, used for the Safari browser, Mail and other iOS and macOS apps. The exploits suddenly give you access to your device and it is possible to use even more malware on your gadgets.

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It is therefore very important that you install this update immediately. Hacker access affects iPhone 6 and later, all iPad Pro models, iPad Air 2 and later, iPad (5th-generation), iPad mini 4, and even the seventh-generation iPod touch, among others.

Yesterday we already reported that the patch was offered, but details were still scarce. Now we cannot emphasize enough that this update really is a must-do is.

Apple rolls out iOS 15.6.1 for your iPhone: what exactly does the update do?

How to install the update on iOS

It is immediately possible for consumers to install the update. Not sure how to do that exactly? No worries! Follow the steps below on your iPhone and you’re in no-time provided with an update.

  • On your iPhone, go to Settings
  • Select the option General
  • Then choose Software-update

That’s it: again the lock on the pot of your devices. for now.

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