Do You Own an iPhone or iPad? Update Your Apple Devices Right Now


  • If you own an iPhone or iPad, Apple wants you to update your software immediately.
  • The company has released an emergency software patch after researchers found a flaw that allows hackers to install spyware on your iPhone or iPad even if you do nothing with your phone.
  • Apple says the spyware can eavesdrop on you and steal your data.
  • The University of Toronto's Citizen's Lab claims the flaw was discovered while analyzing the phone of a Saudi activist infected with spyware. Apple hasn't commented on Citizen's Lab's claim.

Apple emergency update: Why iPhone users should update their devices

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