iPhone Users, There’s A Security Update You Need To Install Now
There's a new iOS update from Apple just released that you should install as soon as possible. This is especially important if you use Safari as your primary browser.
If you use Safari as your main source for web browsing on your iPhone this update is a must. This is a security update that, if not installed, could allow your photo and its data to be maliciously accessed by outside sources, putting your most sensitive information in jeopardy. 9to5mac.com explains it from a technical standpoint, "Apple says that iOS 14.4.1 patches a vulnerability in WebKit, the browser engine that powers Safari and third-party browsers on iOS."
Apple released this along with the update:
Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Air 2 and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation)
Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution
Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved validation.
CVE-2021-1844: Clément Lecigne of Google’s Threat Analysis Group, Alison Huffman of Microsoft Browser Vulnerability Research
The update is available for new iPhones through 6s, new iPad through Air 2 (and iPad Mini 4), and iPod touch, according to 9to5mac.
How to install iOS 14.4.1:
Make sure your device is connected to wifi. Go to your 'SETTINGS' on your device, click 'GENERAL', click 'SOFTWARE UPDATE', click 'DOWNLOAD & INSTALL, enter your device's password, and wait while your device does its thing.
iPhone users, there's an actual new iOS coming out soon and it will include new emojis because there aren't enough already.