In August, Apple released emergency fixes for two serious vulnerabilities that are being actively exploited. These vulnerabilities affect iPhone, iPad, and Mac systems. These are serious vulnerabilities that could allow an attacker to put malware on or take over your device.
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Article originally published on npr by the Associated Press
Apple disclosed serious security vulnerabilities for iPhones, iPads and Macs that could potentially allow attackers to take complete control of these devices.
Apple released two security reports about the issue on Wednesday, although they didn't receive wide attention outside of tech publications.
Apple's explanation of the vulnerability means a hacker could get "full admin access" to the device. That would allow intruders to impersonate the device's owner and subsequently run any software in their name, said Rachel Tobac, CEO of SocialProof Security …read the full article here.