Update Your iOS Now to Avoid Security Risks and Bugs

Update Your iOS Now to Avoid Security Risks and Bugs

Following Apple’s recent security updates for iOS versions 7.0.6 and 6.1.6, which addressed a critical SSL vulnerability, TUAW reported on the release. Despite this, it appears some users have yet to install the updates. In response, the banking app Simple has issued a firm reminder to its customers that they need to update their iOS devices by Monday morning to continue using their services.

For users of banking applications like Simple, updating iOS is not just recommended; it’s essential.

Update Your iOS Now to Avoid Security Risks and Bugs

Simple explains the urgency of the update: “The reason for this urgency is a recently discovered security flaw in older iOS versions. If you connect to a compromised network, such as a public wifi, this flaw could allow unauthorized access to any data you transmit. By updating your iOS, you eliminate this risk.

This action reflects our dedication to safeguarding your financial information.”

Simple has also outlined the steps to update iOS devices: “Updating your device is straightforward: navigate to Settings > General > Software Update > Download and Install. Ensure your device is connected to a wifi network to download and install the update.”

If you have not updated your iOS device to version 7.0.6 or 6.1.6, or if you need to run the OS X Updater on your Mac, it’s advisable to do so immediately. For those unfamiliar with Simple, check out our detailed review of their services and app.

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Larry is a dedicated writer for TUAW, bringing a wealth of knowledge and enthusiasm to the Apple news community. With a keen eye for detail, Larry covers everything from the latest iPhone releases to in-depth reviews of the MacBook Pro and Apple Watch. His insightful articles help readers stay informed about the ever-evolving world of Apple products. Larry’s commitment to delivering accurate and engaging content makes him a valued member of the TUAW team.