Apple urges users to update iOS, iPadOS, and macOS for zero-day patch

Update your iPhone right now. While you’re at it, update your MacBook too. Got an iPad? Great, that could use an update. Apple has released urgent zero-day patches for its iOS, iPadOS, and macOS platforms. Last night, Apple released and pulled an urgent iOS patch, and reports say it was breaking websites when users would try to access them in Safari. Apple recently pushed out an urgent patch but had to pull it back overnight. Apple has confirmed that this is a 0-day vulnerability, and there is currently no available patch to address it. Worse case, it’s likely being exploited, so it is a big problem that no effective patch currently exists for download. The company’s Rapid Security Response updates aim to mitigate a software vulnerability currently seeing active exploitation in the wild. If Apple is quick to spring into action about a security threat, then you should move faster because it could potentially be that serious. 🚨 The vulnerability – what we know so far The bug in question impacts Apple’s Safari WebKit browser engine and could potentially lead to arbitrary code execution. In layman’s terms, this means that cybercriminals could deploy malware onto a targeted device by tricking users into opening malicious web pages. This vulnerability has been cataloged as CVE-2023-37450 and patches are now available for: iOS 16.5.1 iPadOS 16.5.1 macOS Ventura 13.4.1 The issue was reported by an anonymous researcher who discovered evidence of active exploitation of the bug in the wild. Expert Insights: Jamie Brummell Weighs In…Apple urges users to update iOS, iPadOS, and macOS for zero-day patch

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