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Urgent! Apple fixes critical zero-day hole in iPhones, iPads and Macs

by Paul Ducklin The second-ever Apple Rapid Security Response just came out. That’s where the very latest versions of macOS, iOS and iPadOS get emergency patches that: Don’t take as long for Apple to build, test and publish as a full version update would. Don’t take as long to download . . . Read more

Apple patch fixes zero-day kernel hole reported by Kaspersky – update now!

by Paul Ducklin Right at the start of June 2023, well-known Russian cybersecurity outfit Kaspersky reported on a previously unknown strain of iPhone malware. Most notable about the original story was its strapline: Targeted attack on [Kaspersky] management with the Triangulation Trojan. Although the company ultimately said, “We’re confident that . . . Read more

Apple zero-day spyware patches extended to cover older Macs, iPhones and iPads

by Paul Ducklin Last week, we warned about the appearance of two critical zero-day bugs that were patched in the very latest versions of macOS (version 13, also known as Ventura), iOS (version 16), and iPadOS (version 16). Zero-days, as the name suggests, are security vulnerabilities that were found by . . . Read more