Hacker News say update your Safari browser ASAP

joomla help support cheshire manchester merseyside north west uk8 March 2021.

Hacker News report that Apple have issued a patch to address a 'remote hacking bug' potentially affecting billions of its devices.

Apple users should check they are using the latest available release for their operating system and Safari browser.

See link below for more details.

Source: The Hacker News.

Read more: Apple Issues Patch for Remote Hacking Bug Affecting Billions of its Devices.

 

Update: 30 March 2021

Hacker News have reported another zero day attack against some Apple operating systems used by iPhones, iPads, iPods  and Apple Watches.

A zero-day attack patch is issued by developers when they discover a flaw which has been exploited without their knowledge.

Read more: Apple Issues Urgent Patch Update for Another Zero‑Day Under Attack.

 

Update: 25 May 2021

Apple have issued a further update to address flaws being actively exploited.

QUOTE: "Apple on Monday rolled out security updates for iOS, macOS, tvOS, watchOS, and Safari web browser to fix multiple vulnerabilities, including an actively exploited zero-day flaw in macOS Big Sur and expand patches for two previously disclosed zero-day flaws."

Source: The Hacker News.

Read more: Apple‌ Issues Patches to Combat Ongoing 0-Day Attacks.

 

Update Safari to the latest release

By default the Safari browser should update automatically.

But to be on the safe side, you should still check you are using the latest release.

 

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Protect your device, browser & web connection

When thinking about website security, it is easy to overlook the:

  • device (operating system) used to connect to your website,
  • the way you connect (your web browser) to the internet, and
  • how you connect (in the clear or via encryption).

Read more: Protect your device, browser & web connection.

 

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