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Apple releases 'gotofail' patch for Macs

Apple releases 'gotofail' patch for Macs

Apple's security hole dubbed "gotofail" - you know, the one that is "as bad as you can imagine" - now has a fix and you'll want to update all of your Apple gadgets immediately.

The bug lets hackers see your Web traffic when you are sharing an unencrypted wireless network and could also be infiltrating Apple Mail, Twitter, FaceTime, iMessage. It could even make its way into Apple updates.

The patch released today is for Apple's latest operating system, OS X Mavericks, which runs on Mac laptops and desktops. The patch will update OS X to version 10.9.2.  Click here to make sure you have the most updated version of Mavericks.

The company has also released a security update for iOS 7, called iOS 7.0.6. It applies to the iPhone 4 and 5, the 5th-generation iPod Touch, and the iPad 2. iOS users should go to your settings icon – you should see a little red “1″ telling you there’s an update available. Click on it, and then go to Software Update and then “Install Now.”

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