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For the second time in a month 2021 2021 Apple 2021 bridges a serious security hole

For the second time in a month  2021   2021 Apple 2021  bridges a serious security hole
For the second time in a month 2021 2021 Apple 2021 bridges a serious security hole

Apple continues to fill security holes in its applications and devices, such as the iPhone and iPad, as it was able to fill two vulnerabilities in the month of March only.

And Apple announced, on Tuesday, the launch of the new update No.

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to fill a serious security hole in the operating system, “iOS”.

The American company explained that the security vulnerability lies in the Web Kit browser engine, which allows hackers to spy on the user’s personal data via fake web content.

Apple indicated that the vulnerability has already been exploited; Stressing the need to install the new update quickly.

This vulnerability has been filled in some old devices as well, and here it is loaded with update number 1

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In the event that the automatic software update feature is not activated, the user can download the new update via the items “General / Software Update”

. On March

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7, Apple (the US technology giant) announced the launch of an urgent update for iPhones and iPads, in order to fix a defect that had emerged in the main browser engine “Safari” and other browsers.

Specialized technical sites said that the giant American company is aware of the existence of a loophole that has been exploited by some to penetrate iPhones and iPads, but there are not many details about the size and scope of the breach

. It said the update sent to users in iOS

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and iPadOS

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will fix the security issue.

This security problem is called Zero-day, because the vulnerability finder does not leave any day that passes without being exploited in attacks, because it is in a race against time, and if the vulnerability is discovered, the doors to the breach are blocked.

This type of cyber attack relies on security flaws in the applications that are unknown to their developers.

Anyone can do the update, by going to settings, choosing the General category, and clicking on the Software Update option

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For the second time in a month 2021 2021 Apple 2021 bridges a serious security hole
For the second time in a month 2021 2021 Apple 2021 bridges a serious security hole

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