Apple has acknowledged that they have discovered a vulnerability in several of its devices that would allow hackers to take control of these devices remotely, the company has recommended updating their operating system to solve this problem.
With the passage of time, electronic devices become obsolete, it is no longer only in the physical aspect, but also their functions and operating system become outdated. This is no longer just a problem that affects the operation of the device, but it is also that cyber threats do not stop evolving, so to be safe it is also important to update their operating system.
Apple has made public after making the latest security update that they have discovered a vulnerability in computers that were still using old software. Affected devices include iPhone 6s, iPads Pro, iPads 5th generation and later, and a number of Macs.
Anyone who has any of these devices must update their operating system, the company has explained that for iPhones they must install version 15.6.1 of the iOS operating software, in the case of iPad version iPadOS 15.6.1 and for those who have Mac it is recommended to install macOSMonterrey 12.5.1.
The company has warned that if the system is not updated, a hacker could gain full administrator access to the device , which could lead to the theft of all the credentials and personal information that is collected on it.
The company has not yet explained when or how they have discovered this vulnerability in all these operating systems, just as it is unknown if someone Apple user has been the victim of an attack.
Remember that to avoid being a victim of a cyberattack it is very important to have the operating system with the latest update available or hiring an antivirus can be a highly recommended option. Apart from this, when you browse the Internet, it is also recommended to do it with a VPN in addition to being careful about the links and web pages where you enter.