Apple just released a security update for your iPhone. Download it now.

Apple just released a security update for your iPhone. Download it now.

Keeping all your gadgets up to date is a never-ending pain, but a Tuesday announcement from Apple reminds us exactly why it’s so important. 

According to the tech giant, reaachers uncovered multiple vulnerabilities in the software powering iPhones and iPads. And, much to everyone’s consternation, Apple’s also seen evidence that those vulnerabilities “may have been actively exploited.” In other words, hackers — whether they be criminal or government-affiliated — might be using these security holes for their own purposes. 

Thankfully, however, there’s also a fix. All you need to do is update your iPhone or iPad to iOS 14.4 or iPadOS 14.4, respectively, and you’re good to go. That is, assuming you have an iPhone 6s or later, iPad Air 2 or later, iPad mini 4 or later, or an iPod touch (7th generation). Read more…

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