If you use iOS 9, Safari or the new OS X system El Capitan 10.11., you're going to want to update your gear as soon as possible. If not, you could really regret it when it's too late.
These flaws could be used to access your private information and even direct you to malicious sites only interested in stealing your money.
The issues range from basic things like flawed Address Book, Game Center, Dev Tools and Mail coding, to more internal issues with items such as Terminal. Safari has been the target of more sophisticated phishing scams that take people to fake sites with dangerous coding that can hack into your computer's most protected files.
El Capitan has the biggest flaw, though. There is an issue that was recently discovered which allows a hacker to easily uncover the user's Apple encryption password and information. That means that one real way you have to protect your sensitive information is compromised.
"By observing many signing or decryption attempts, an attacker may have been able to determine the RSA private key. This issue was addressed using improved encryption algorithms," said an Apple advisory.
The iOS update will fix and issue that allows hackers a way to access the photos and camera roll, even when the gadget is locked.
These are all incredible important updates and installing them could mean the difference between a protected Apple gadget and a vulnerable one. For a complete list of the patches and where to download them, please visit the official Apple page.