Double Check That iOS Version

Source: The Inquirer Double Check That iOS Version

Going On Safari?  Make Sure You Get Ready

If you don’t keep your Apple devices up to date someone might be spying on you, and this time it isn’t Apple.  Older versions of the OS suffer from a vulnerability in which a specific piece of malware hidden on a webpage can install itself without your interaction.  Once on your device it will happily slurp data from an upsetting variety of apps as well as broadcasting you location and other telemetry ever 60 seconds.

Google’s Project Zero reported this to Apple back in February and it was patched within days, however you need to update to be protected so double check that version as soon as you can.

Fair play to Apple, it released the patch within 6 days of being informed of the issues. Now it's over to you - if you're on a version of iOS lower than 12.4.1 then we suggest you update. Like, now.

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