Apple users have been urged to update their devices immediately after the company confirmed it discovered a number of vulnerabilities in its software.
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This comes after it was discovered that vulnerabilities in both operating systems could allow hackers to take complete control of users’ devices.
Apple stated that they were “aware of a report that this issue may have been actively exploited”.
Users with any of the following devices are being advised to update to iOS 15.6.1 immediately:
iPhone 6s and later
iPad Pro (all models)
iPad Air 2 and later
iPad 5th generation and later
iPad mini 4 and later
iPod touch 7th generation
Any device currently running MacOS Monterey should update to the 12.5.1 version for full protection.
How to update your device
Apple said keeping your software up to date was one of the most important things you could do to maintain security.
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After a software update is installed for iOS, iPadOS, tvOS, and watchOS, it cannot be downgraded to the previous version.