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Security Update:Apple Released Security Updates for iPhone, iPod, and iPads to Address Multiple Vulnerabilities

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 16:34

Reason

Security Update

Impact

Apple iPhone, iPad, and iPod Users

 

WHAT HAPPENED?

Apple released Security Updates for iPhone, iPod, and iPads to address multiple vulnerabilities.

Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancement and affected software refer to About the Security Content of iOS 8.4.1 at https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT205030.


AFFECTED SYSTEMS:

  • iPhone 4s and later
  • iPod touch (5th generation) and later
  • iPad 2 and later


WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?

Out of date software could allow a hacker to take control of your device or expose sensitive data.


HOW DO I PROTECT MY COMPUTER?

Update your software

  • Updates may be obtained through iTunes only.


Installation note:

Since the automatic update process may take up to a week depending on the day that iTunes checks for updates, Apple recommends you manually obtain the update via the "Check for Update" button within iTunes. After doing this, the update can be applied when your iPhone is docked to your computer.

 

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