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Update now: Dozens of security bugs in iPhones, iPads and Macs

Update now: Dozens of security bugs in iPhones, iPads and Macs
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Attention Apple users! The tech giant just unveiled updates for its gadgets and computers that patch security vulnerabilities in the iOS and OS X operating systems. If you haven't downloaded them already, do it now to avoid putting your gadgets and computers at risk.

The updates, officially titled iOS 8.4, OS X Yosemite 10.10.4 and Security Update 2015-005, deal with quite a few problems. The iOS update corrects 20 security vulnerabilities that could result in remote code execution, application bugs and the intercepted encrypted traffic, man-in-the-middle attacks and more.

Certificate trust policy problems, memory corruption flaws, buffer overflow vulnerabilities and a host of WebKit, kernel and CoreText flaws were also patched in the latest iOS update.

Mac owners need to grab the OS X Yosemite v10.10.4 and Security Update 2015-005 now. It deals with many of the same issues present in iOS as well as other issues that could result in compatibility problems and exploits that put your computer's security at risk.

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