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Safari 17.5 Adam Engst No comments

Safari 17.5

Patches a security vulnerability in Ventura and Monterey. (Free, various sizes, macOS 12+)

Safari 17.4.1 Adam Engst No comments

Safari 17.4.1

Patches an image-processing vulnerability in Ventura and Monterey. (Free, various sizes, macOS 12+)

Adam Engst 21 comments

iOS 17.4 and iPadOS 17.4 Add Podcast Transcripts, Fix Zero-Day Vulnerabilities

Apple has released updates to the last three versions of iOS and iPadOS, adding features and fixing security vulnerabilities in iOS/iPadOS 17, addressing vulnerabilities in iOS/iPadOS 16, and fixing bugs in iOS/iPadOS 15.

Adam Engst 14 comments

WebKit Zero-Day Vulnerabilities Prompt iOS 17.1.2, iPadOS 17.1.2, macOS 14.1.2, and Safari 17.1.2

Apple has released updates to iOS, iPadOS, macOS, and Safari to block a pair of WebKit vulnerabilities that have been exploited in the wild. Don’t panic, but update soon.

Safari 17.1 Adam Engst No comments

Safari 17.1

Patches four WebKit security vulnerabilities in Ventura and Monterey. (Free, various sizes, macOS 11+)

Adam Engst 13 comments

Do You Use It? Safari Ranks as Top Mac Web Browser

Which Web browsers do TidBITS readers use on their Macs? Safari, of course, but Firefox proved surprisingly popular, and an emphasis on privacy may account for several other unexpected deviations from global browser share numbers.

Adam Engst 1 comment

Do You Use It? Mac Web Browsers

This week's Do You Use It? poll asks which Web browsers you use on your Mac. Safari may be a given for many Mac users, but there are a plethora of alternatives.

Safari 17 Agen Schmitz 8 comments

Safari 17

Adds new Profiles feature, enhances Private Browsing, and adds support for multiple tab selection. (Free, various sizes, macOS 10.12+)

Safari 16.6.1 Adam Engst 6 comments

Safari 16.6.1

Patches a WebKit security vulnerability in Monterey and Big Sur. (Free, various sizes, macOS 11+)

Safari 16.6 Adam Engst 8 comments

Safari 16.6

Patches WebKit security vulnerabilities in Monterey and Big Sur. (Free, various sizes, macOS 11+)

Adam Engst 20 comments

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.

Safari 16.5.2 Adam Engst 11 comments

Safari 16.5.2

Patches a serious WebKit security vulnerability in Monterey. (Free, various sizes, macOS 12+)

Adam Engst 8 comments

How to Identify and Eliminate Abusive Web Notifications

There’s nothing new about notification adware, system-level alerts from malicious websites that try to lure you into sharing login credentials, credit card info, or other personal information. A recent uptick in reports caused Adam Engst to explore the topic more deeply to help readers learn to identify and eliminate abusive notifications.

Safari 16.5.1 Adam Engst 1 comment

Safari 16.5.1

Patches a serious WebKit security vulnerability in Monterey. (Free, various sizes, macOS 12+)

Julio Ojeda-Zapata 15 comments

Another Dozen Compelling Features Coming to Apple’s Operating Systems in 2023

Apple has pulled back the curtains on the new features it is adding to iOS 17, iPadOS 17, macOS 14 Sonoma, watchOS 10, and tvOS 17. Adam Engst recently wrote about his top features; here are 12 more that caught Julio Ojeda-Zapata’s eye.