Install iOS 10.3.3 ASAP

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Apple have released iOS 10.3.3 and it has a large number of fixes that you should apply as soon as you can.

iOS 10.3.3 fixes a number of security issues, that include:

  • Arbitrary code execution with system and/or kernel privileges
  • Disclosure of user information
  • Unexpected application termination
  • Address bar spoofing
  • Multiple memory corruption issues
  • Arbitrary code execution on the Wi-Fi chip

This last one for the Wi-Fi chip can allow attackers in Wi-Fi range to find and take over you device and crash it. This exploit is known as Broadpwn and has been given a 9.8/10 score US’s National Institute of Standards and Technology severity scale (NIST). It's not just an Apple problem, mobile devices with the Broadcom chip-set are likely to be at risk, Google has already patched it's devices.

More details can be found on the numerous fixes in 10.3.3 here

How to update your iOS device click here

Update and do the Cyber Essentials