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Tag: Big Sur

macOS Monterey 12.6.1 and Big Sur 11.7.1 Agen Schmitz 13 comments

macOS Monterey 12.6.1 and Big Sur 11.7.1

Security patches for Monterey and Big Sur. (Free, various sizes, macOS 12 and 11)

macOS Monterey 12.6 and Big Sur 11.7 Agen Schmitz No comments

macOS Monterey 12.6 and Big Sur 11.7

Security patches for Monterey and Big Sur. (Free, various sizes, macOS 11 and 12)

Josh Centers 13 comments

macOS’s New XProtect Remediator Now Regularly Scans for Malware

A few months ago, Apple quietly updated Monterey, Big Sur, and Catalina with XProtect Remediator, a new malware scanner built into XProtect, so your Mac is now regularly checking for malware in the background. Howard Oakley uncovered it and offers some technical details.

macOS Big Sur 11.6.8 and Security Update 2022-005 Catalina Agen Schmitz 1 comment

macOS Big Sur 11.6.8 and Security Update 2022-005 Catalina

Security patches for Big Sur and Catalina. (Free, various sizes, macOS 11 and 10.15)

Adam Engst 2 comments

macOS 11.6.7 Big Sur Fixes Email Attachment Bug

If you’re still running macOS 11 Big Sur, it’s worth updating to the quietly released version 11.6.7, which fixes a problem that prevented email apps from opening attachments. It may also help clear Time Machine blockages, but it could also introduce problems by removing Rosetta from M1 Macs.

macOS Big Sur 11.6.6 and Security Update 2022-004 Catalina Agen Schmitz 20 comments

macOS Big Sur 11.6.6 and Security Update 2022-004 Catalina

Security patches for Big Sur and Catalina. (Free, various sizes, macOS 11 and 10.15)

macOS Big Sur 11.6.5 and Security Update 2022-003 Catalina Agen Schmitz 22 comments

macOS Big Sur 11.6.5 and Security Update 2022-003 Catalina

Security patches for Big Sur and Catalina. (Free, various sizes, macOS 11 and 10.15)

macOS Big Sur 11.6.4 and Security Update 2022-002 Catalina Agen Schmitz 9 comments

macOS Big Sur 11.6.4 and Security Update 2022-002 Catalina

Patches unspecified security vulnerabilities in Big Sur and Catalina. (Free, various sizes, macOS 11 and 10.15)

macOS Big Sur 11.6.3 and Security Update 2022-001 Catalina Agen Schmitz 2 comments

macOS Big Sur 11.6.3 and Security Update 2022-001 Catalina

Patches security vulnerabilities in Big Sur and Catalina. (Free, various sizes, macOS 11 and 10.15)

macOS Big Sur 11.6.2 and Security Update 2021-008 Catalina Agen Schmitz 7 comments

macOS Big Sur 11.6.2 and Security Update 2021-008 Catalina

Patches security vulnerabilities in Big Sur and Catalina. (Free, various sizes, macOS 11 and 10.15)

Josh Centers 39 comments

macOS 11.6 Big Sur, iOS 14.8, iPadOS 14.8, watchOS 7.6.2, and Security Update 2021-005 Catalina Fix Security Flaws

Apple has updated macOS, iOS, iPadOS, and watchOS to fix two active vulnerabilities, one of which let attackers work around Apple’s BlastDoor protections.

Josh Centers 54 comments

Apple Ships Mysterious macOS 11.5.2 Update

Apple has released macOS 11.5.2 but isn’t saying what’s in it or what it does.

Josh Centers 26 comments

Apple Releases iPadOS 14.7.1 and macOS 11.5.1 with Security Notes for Recent OS Updates

Apple has completed its latest cycle of operating system updates with the release of iPadOS 14.7 and macOS 11.5. Along with them come security notes for all recent releases. Apple later followed with iOS 14.7.1, iPadOS 14.7.1, and macOS 11.5.1 to address a serious security vulnerability that's being actively exploited in the wild.

Josh Centers 23 comments

Apple Releases iOS 14.5.1, iPadOS 14.5.1, macOS 11.3.1, and watchOS 7.4.1

Apple has issued updates to iOS and iPadOS to fix the App Tracking Transparency, and updates for Big Sur and watchOS—and iOS 12—to fix a WebKit vulnerability.

Adam Engst Josh Centers 64 comments

Apple Releases iOS 14.5, iPadOS 14.5, macOS 11.3, watchOS 7.4, and tvOS 14.5

Apple has once again released updates to all its core operating systems with a slew of shared features (Siri! Reminders!) and fixes (including worrying security vulnerabilities that are actively being exploited) and product-specific improvements (Apple Watch fallback authentication for mask-drive Face ID failures).