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Apple security flaw: Users of the iPhone, iPad and Mac are cautioned of a serious security problem, details here

Apple security flaw: Apple frequently presents itself as having the most secure digital privacy and security ecosystem. The Cupertino-based computer company occasionally gets into trouble nevertheless due to security flaws that put their clients at risk.

For iPhones, iPads, and Macs, Apple recently exposed certain major security flaws that could potentially allow attackers to seize total control of these devices.

Apple security flaw: The reports

On Wednesday, Apple published two security assessments regarding the problem, but nobody outside of tech media paid them much attention.

According to Apple’s explanation of the flaw, a hacker may gain “full admin access” to the system. According to Rachel Tobac, CEO of SocialProof Security, this would enable hackers to pose as the device’s owner and subsequently run any software in their name.

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The devices which are facing flaw

Users of the iPhone 6S and later versions, various iPad models, including the 5th generation and later, all iPad Pro models, and the iPad Air 2, as well as Mac computers running macOS Monterey, have been advised by security experts to upgrade the affected devices. Some iPod models are also impacted by the bug.

In the reports, Apple omitted to mention how, where, or by whom the vulnerabilities were found. It consistently referenced an unnamed researcher.

Commercial spyware organisations, like Israel’s NSO Group, are renowned for spotting and exploiting such holes in malware that covertly infects targets’ smartphones, syphons their information, and continuously monitors the targets.

The U.S. Commerce Department has placed The NSO Group on a blacklist. Its spyware has reportedly been used against journalists, dissidents, and human rights campaigners in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America.
Will Strafach, a security expert, claimed that he has not seen any technical examination of the vulnerabilities that Apple has just patched.

A dozen or so times, according to Strafach, the corporation has disclosed comparable major problems in the past and mentioned that it was aware of reports that these security holes were being used against them.

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