Joomla! Help Support Warrington Cheshire Manchester Merseyside UK10 February 2022.

Hacker News report that Apple has "released security updates for iOS, iPadOS, macOS, and Safari to address a new WebKit flaw that it said may have been actively exploited in the wild."

"The latest fix brings the tally of zero-day patches issued by Apple for 2022 to three ... that could have been exploited to run arbitrary code and track users' online activity in the web browser."

A patch for a 0-Day Vulnerability is issued by developers when they discover a flaw which has been exploited without their knowledge. 

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

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Source: The Hacker News.

Read more: Apple Releases OS Updates to Patch Actively Exploited Zero-Day Flaw.


Good news for uses of Macs

6 June 2022.

The Hacker News reported that:

"Apple has introduced a Rapid Security Response feature in iOS 16 and macOS Ventura that's designed to deploy security fixes without the need for a full operating system version update."

And that the fixes are to be "applied automatically so that users are quickly protected against in-the-wild attacks and unexpected threats."

Read more: Apple introduces New Feature that will Install Security Updates Automatically.


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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).

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