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Rapid Security Responses for iOS/iPadOS 16.5.1 (c) and macOS Ventura 13.4.1 (c)

Apple has re-released the recent Rapid Security Responses for its flagship operating systems to plug a WebKit vulnerability that’s being exploited without causing website loading issues. Install the updates as soon as feasible.

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Apple Pulls Rapid Security Responses Due to Website Loading Issues

If you're experiencing website loading issues—notably with Facebook and Instagram—after installing the recent Rapid Security Responses, you may want to remove them until Apple fixes the problem and releases new ones.

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Instagram and Facebook Could Track Everything You Do in Their In-App Browsers

Meta’s Instagram and Facebook iOS apps open external links in an in-app browser instead of Safari, enabling them to inject custom JavaScript code into every website you visit using the in-app browser.

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Why Posting Boarding Pass Photos Is a Bad Idea

In a long, amusingly written blog post, the hacker known as “Alex” outlines how he discovered former Australian prime minister Tony Abbott’s passport number and phone number from an ill-advised Instagram post, got Qantas to fix the security hole, and avoided going to jail.