27/7/2016 0 Comments
You may or may not have seen that pesky little red '1' appear on your Settings app on your iPad and iPhone. Perhaps you have seen a message pop up asking you if you are ready to install an update to your iPhone or iPad. A similar message may have also appeared on your Mac.
This is because an important update was released by Apple about a week ago, to fix security hole that has been discovered. Here is an article on this topic:
Apparently, it is possible that a hacker could 'break into' your iPhone, iPad or Mac by sending a message that has an 'infected' image file in a particular format. Such an image could also be on a website that you access. When you open the nasty image, some malicious software could be downloaded and "corrupt the iPhone’s memory and access information such as website and email passwords".
To ensure that you don't fall victim to this issue, make sure to install the Apple-delivered updates to all your devices.
Here are some instructions for those who are not sure how to do this.
Updating your Mac
Select the App Store from the Dock.
Then choose the Updates option at the top right and select the UPDATE button. Follow any prompts.
If you need assistance with this download/install process, make an appointment with iTandCoffee - call 1300 885 420 or book online.
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