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Apple Releases Security Update For Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch

On Monday, May 3rd, Apple has released a security update affecting all of its products. Today’s post will cover the details about the Apple security update.

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Who Is Affected By The Apple Security Update

Based on the info released by Apple, the update affects all Apple devices, including those iPhones still running the older 12.5 version of iOS.

Apple May 2021 Security Update

 

The security update addresses an issue with WebKit, which is an open-source web browser engine. WebKit is the web browser engine used by Safari, Mail, App Store, and many other apps on macOS, iOS, and Linux.

Apple May 2021 Security update info

 

According to the update info posted by Apple, (translated), bad people on the internet found a weakness in Webkit and were creating pages online, that if you were to come across could be used to infect your device.

 

To Get The Update 

Go to the settings – software updates on your device and you will get the prompt to update.

 

Final Thought 

It’s always a good idea to keep your equipment update to date. It’s especially important when a security update is released. Update your devices, as soon as you get a chance.

 

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By anovelo

24 Yrs. of professional experience in Technology. Experience with technology implementation and systems management at numerous 5 Star Hotels, and Stadiums across North America. Head of Tech Geek and More since 2009

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