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iOS 6 and 7 users - important security update

Discussion in 'Tech Talk - Gadgets, Gizmos and Technology' started by dpeters11, Feb 22, 2014.

  1. dpeters11

    dpeters11 Hall Of Fame

    May 30, 2007
    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.
  2. RunnerFL

    RunnerFL Well-Known Member

    Jan 4, 2006
    Yeah, it's an SSL fix. Apparently without the fix your iOS device is susceptible to a "man in the middle attack".
  3. Stewart Vernon

    Stewart Vernon Roving Reporter Staff Member Super Moderator DBSTalk Club

    Jan 7, 2005
    Kittrell, NC
    I don't know about iOS6... but iOS 7.06 was released... I just downloaded it yesterday.
  4. RAD

    RAD Well-Known Member

    Aug 5, 2002
    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.
  5. dpeters11

    dpeters11 Hall Of Fame

    May 30, 2007
    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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