If you have an iPad, iPhone or Mac, You should definitely update your device immediately. Why?Because there are brand new patches and You don’t want to be hacked.
Earlier today, Apple unexpectedly released iOS 14.7.1 and iPadOS 14.7.1, which are the company’s latest updates for mobile phones and tabletsThe company also released macOS Big Sur 11.5.1, a patch solved A small mistake Rear MacOS Big Sur 11.5 released last week.
The most important thing is that the latest update fixes a zero-day vulnerability, which Apple claims has been exploited “in the wild” (that is, worldwide) by hackers.That loophole, CVE-2021-30807, may allow hackers to execute arbitrary code with kernel permissions, basically allowing them to hijack your device at a very basic level.
This is the whole outline From apple:
Applicable to: iPhone 6s and later models, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later models, iPad 5th generation and later models, iPad mini 4 and later models, and iPod touch (7th generation)
Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges. Apple was informed of a report that the problem may have been actively exploited.
Description: The memory corruption problem has been resolved through improved memory handling.
CVE-2021-30807: An anonymous researcher
Take notes Although it is not clear who is carrying out the hacking, there are some notable suspects:
Although this “zero-day” is likely to be a new vulnerability used by the iOS jailbreak community to root iPhone, it is unclear whether today’s zero-day has any relationship with the Israeli company NSO Group, a company that sells iPhone hacking tools to governments around the world A large number of investigation reports This has exposed some of its past hacks.
Although it’s hard to tell who is pursuing your equipment, you obviously don’t want them to succeed. So go, update, and keep safe.