iPhone users: update your phone, Apple issues stern warning

If you’re an iPhone user reading this, you need to update your iOS to version 16.4.1 ASAP. Even Apple is giving you the heads up to do so, so you know it’s serious. Why the sudden urgency? Because not one but two security vulnerabilities are being exploited as we speak. Naturally, Apple isn’t sharing much due to the sensitive nature of the vulnerabilities, but suffice it to say you don’t want to take any chances. What we know is that each vulnerability is tracked and logged as CVE-2023-28205 and CVE-2023-28206, states Apple’s Support Page. .stk-2f4fd90 .stk-img-wrapper{filter:drop-shadow(3px 3px 2px rgba(0,0,0,0.3)) !important}.stk-2f4fd90 .stk-img-wrapper img{border-radius:14px !important} One lets hackers commit malicious code to Apple devices, while the other allow an app to execute code with kernel privileges. .stk-f58c87f{padding-top:0px !important;padding-right:0px !important;padding-bottom:0px !important;padding-left:0px !important} .stk-f76ee9e{padding-top:8px !important;padding-right:32px !important;padding-bottom:8px !important;padding-left:32px !important} .stk-681b0fd .stk-block-heading__text{font-size:18px !important}@media screen and (max-width:1023px){.stk-681b0fd .stk-block-heading__text{font-size:18px !important}}Dive Deeper .stk-270687a-container{padding-top:0px !important;padding-bottom:8px !important} Per Apple’s support page: CVE-2023-28206: Devices impacted: iPhone 8 and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 3rd generation and later, iPad 5th generation and later, and iPad mini 5th generation and later Impact: “An app may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges. Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been actively exploited.” Our take: The security flaw could allow an app to run code with kernel privileges and a high level of access that could let the app take control of the device and perform malicious actions. CVE-2023-28205:  Devices Impacted: iPhone 8 and later, iPad Pro…iPhone users: update your phone, Apple issues stern warning

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