Apple security alert: how to update iPhone, iPad and Mac as Apple discloses flaw that lets hackers gain access

Apple has revealed significant security flaws in its iPhones, iPads and Macs. Software problems could possibly allow attackers to take full control, the company said in two security studies.

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The warning comes ahead of Apple's usual launch of the newest iPhone in September, which is being considered the iPhone 14 this year.

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What is the security flaw?

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According to Apple's interpretation of vulnerability, a hacker can get "full admin access to the device" and "execute any code as if they are you"

What is the security flaw?

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According to Toback, "people who are in the public eye," such as activists or journalists, who may be the focus of sophisticated nation-state espionage, should pay special attention to software updates.

Which devices are affected?

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Apple did not say how many users were affected by the issue, but all users are recommended to update all affected devices.

Which devices are affected?

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These include several iPad models, including iPhone 6S and later models, all iPad Pro models of the 5th generation and later, and Mac computers running iPad Air 2 and.

When is the next iPhone released?

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The iPhone 14 will likely be released in just a few weeks, and leaks have sparked rumors about what to expect.

When is the next iPhone released?

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According to early reports, the new phone may include significant new features and enhancements, as well as removing many well-known design aspects.

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