Google researchers discovered two critical zero days in all of Apple’s operating systems and one in its Chrome internet browser. Correction is now the message.
After the three zero days, both Google and Apple have provided a new security patch. Since Tuesday An update is available for Chrome that fixes seven vulnerabilities, including this one.
Chrome usually installs the update automatically when you close Chrome completely or when you restart your computer. If in doubt, click on the three dots at the top, go to Helps And click About Chrome. Here you can see if your version is up to date or not. If you can install an update, you’ll see it here and it’s best to do it now.
Apple also has a patch ready to mitigate zero downtime in iOS, iPadOS, and macOS. Both bugs are in WebKit, the engine behind Safari that also powers many Apple apps, including Mail and the App Store. Apple is since yesterday It has started rolling out a security patch to all systems. If you want to make sure your device is up to date, it is best to restart the device.
Google announces that Chrome zero day is already being abused and urges you to update quickly. Apple has also seen new activity around zero days, especially in older versions of iOS, specifically older than iOS 16.7.1.
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