BLUFThe writer offers his opinion that it is a dangerous myth that Apple products are secure and don't get malware or hacked—he notes that the number of vulnerabilities in Apple products is rapidly catching up with vulnerabilities on products from Google and Windows.
This article by Adrian Kingsley-Hughes, writing for ZDNet, makes the following points:
- Vulnerabilities found in Apple products surged by more than 450% during the second half of 2021.
- A report based on data from Telefonica Tech Cybersecurity shows how vulnerabilities found in Apple products surged during the second half of 2021.
- According to the report, many of Apple's vulnerabilities relate to the Safari web browser and the systems that run this browser.
- Apple users are advised to 'get serious' about patching their iPhones, Macs, iPads, and other Apple products.
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- OCT 2021 Apple issues urgent security fixes for iPhones, iPads and Macs—update now—Toms Guide
- NOV 2021 Apple Finally Makes It Easier to Repair Your Own iPhone—Wired
- FEB 2022 Apple Releases Emergency Patch for iPhone, iPad and Mac Vulnerability—tech.co
- APR 2022 iOS 15.4.1—Update Now Warning Issued To All iPhone Users—Forbes
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