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Important warning issued for iPhone users! Download iOS 15.6.1 update now

Apple has released iOS 15.6.1 to iPhone and iPad users just weeks after iOS 15.6. It’s the latest in multiple iOS fixes for already-exploited issues this year. The new update has brought important security updates and is recommended for all users. It has reportedly patched two critical security vulnerabilities that have been used by malicious hackers to attack almost all iPhone and iPad users running iOS 15 and iPadOS 15. Apple has shared all the details about the new update in the its security updates webpage. If you haven’t updated to iOS 15.6.1 yet, you need to do so now. Check out why you should upgrade now.

iOS 15.6.1 Security Fixes

According to Apple, iOS 15.6.1 has fixed two major vulnerabilities that were exploited in the wild and affected all iPhone and iPad models running iOS 15. The first vulnerability, CVE-2022-32894, allows a application execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges while the second vulnerability CVE-2022-32893 was in WebKit, which powers Safari and all third-party browsers on iOS.

“Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been actively exploited,” said the official statement on its support page. The iOS 15.6.1 update “provides important security updates and is recommended for all users,” Apple said.

Which iPhones are compatible with new bug fixes?

As shared by Apple, iOS 15.6.1 and iPadOS 15.6.1 are available for iPhone 6s and newer models, all iPad Pro models, iPad Air 2, iPad 5th generation, iPad mini 4 and newer models, as well as for 7th-generation iPod touch.

How to download this update on iPhone or iPad?

To download the iOS 15.6.1 or iPadOS 15.6.1 update on your iPhone or iPad, go to the Settings app on your phone and go to General, then Software Update and Download and install the latest update on your phone


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