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iOS 6 and 7 users - important security update


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#1 OFFLINE   dpeters11

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Posted 22 February 2014 - 08:27 AM

Apple has released iOS 6.1.6 and 7.0.7, fixing a security issue with secure websites. Apple hasn't released much info, but from what I've seen this is a pretty stupid bug, and is severe.



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#2 OFFLINE   RunnerFL

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Posted 22 February 2014 - 10:38 AM

Yeah, it's an SSL fix.  Apparently without the fix your iOS device is susceptible to a "man in the middle attack".


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#3 OFFLINE   Stewart Vernon

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Posted 22 February 2014 - 12:26 PM

I don't know about iOS6... but iOS 7.06 was released... I just downloaded it yesterday.


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Posted 22 February 2014 - 12:38 PM

Got 7.0.6 last night after I saw the notice about it on Engadget. Did a iPhone 5 and iPad Air no problem, then started another iPhone 5 and iTunes on my PC crashed par way through the update. Spent the next hour then recovering the botched update but eventually that and another iPad Air updated fine.


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Posted 23 February 2014 - 05:36 AM

You're right, typo 7.0.6.

 

From what it looks like, there were to goto fail commands in a row, which means everyone's phone went to the fail section.






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