Apple System Security Patches

Published On: July 29, 2022Categories: Cyber Alerts

In today’s SensCy Cyber Alert, your SensCy team of cybersecurity experts urges Apple and iOS users to install the new iOS 15.6 version immediately on their iPhone and iPad, and they new macOS Monterey 12.5 on their Macbooks.. The new update was released by Apple to address a number of bugs and security concerns, as well as performance enhancements.

Why you should download the Update?

  • iPhone: Apple announced the new iOS 16 will be released in the near future, meaning all new Apple updates for your current iOS are all focused on bugs and security. Therefore, the SensCy team recommends to download any new updates as soon as possible. The new update patches multiple security issues, it it’s likely that a threat actor could chain multiple vulnerability together to compromise your device. The SensCy team believes it is highly likely that more vulnerability will be find and patched before the launch of iOS 16.
  • macOS Monterey 12.5: The new update brings more than 50 important security patches. Similar to the iPhone, Apple is working on the new macOS 13 Ventura, meaning all new Monterey updates are focused on bugs and security patches.

How to check for new Updates:

SensCy highly recommended turning on the Automatic Update on all Apple devices and products.

On your iPhone/ iPad, go to the Settings App, scroll down to General, Click Software Update, Turn on Automatic Updates, and Download iOS 15.6

On your Mac, choose Apple menu > System Preferences, then click Software Update .

To automatically install macOS updates, select “Automatically keep my Mac up to date.”, choose Apple menu > System Preferences, then click Software Update.

If you need additional information, use these Apple links: iPhone/ iPad: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213346 macOS: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213345

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