SINGAPORE – Users of Apple products have been urged by authorities to immediately install software patches that close a critical security vulnerability.
The Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA) said on Wednesday that the flaw could allow hackers to hack devices such as iPhones, iPads and Mac computers with malware.
CSA noted that Apple released patches Monday to fix this vulnerability.
Users are advised to patch their products to the latest versions:
- Safari 16 web browser: for macOS Big Sur and macOS Monterey
- macOS Monterey 12.6: for macOS Monterey
- macOS Big Sur 11.7: for macOS Big Sur
- iOS 16: for iPhone 8 and later
- iOS 15.7 and iPad OS 15.7: for iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation)
The agency told The Straits Times that it had not received any reports of devices in Singapore being hacked as a result of the bug.
In security updates on its website, Apple said…