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iPhone Zero-Day Fix Update Released

Apple has released an iPhone zero-day fix update. If you use an iPhone or iPad or iWatch, please update your device as soon as possible to stay safe. Also, if you have not updated in a while, know that there have been other updates/fixes this year with releases on January, February, March 8th and now March 26th (this one).

Also be aware that there has been a rise in the number of malicious txt messages being delivered to phones this past month. If a text with a link is not expected, then please delete it without clicking the link.

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Apple has released an iPhone zero-day fix update as well as for iPads and Watches to patch a security vulnerability reported as being under active attack by hackers. This affects the browser engine that powers Safari on these platforms and is exploited by sending the user to a malicious website. The most common path for this exploit is through malicious phishing/spam emails with bad links, or malicious advertisements in games or web pages.

Updates for iPhone6s and later, iPad Pro, iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch 7th gen get an update to 14.4.2. https://support.apple.com/kb/HT212256

Updates for iPhone 5s, iPhone6/6plus, iPad Air, iPad mini 2, iPad mini3, and iPod touch 6th gen get an update to iOS 12.5.2 https://support.apple.com/kb/HT212257

Also updates for Apple Watch Series 3 and later are available as 7.3.3

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Reference articles:

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201222 (patch list/apple security updates page)

https://thehackernews.com/2021/03/apple-issues-urgent-patch-update-for.html

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/apple-fixes-a-ios-zero-day-vulnerability-actively-used-in-attacks/

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