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Top Story: Latest iOS update from Apple issues critical security fix

Top Story: Latest iOS update from Apple issues critical security fix
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Two weeks ago, we told you about Apple's iOS update 9.3.3, which closed a software exploit that would've allowed an attacker to steal an iPhone or iPad's stored passwords with a single text message.

Today, Apple released another update to address newly discovered security flaws. The new patch, iOS 9.3.4, fixes a memory corruption vulnerability that could potentially lead to malicious code execution.

The discovery of the security flaw is credited to the Pangu Team who exploited the bug for their 9.3.3 jailbreaking tool. As you probably know by now, jailbreaking is a risky way of bypassing Apple's software restrictions on iOS devices, allowing a user to install unauthorized apps and services.

It is a practice that is highly discouraged by Apple since it could lead to even more security holes that hackers could exploit. In fact, several users reported that their Facebook, PayPal, and credit accounts were hacked after using the Pangu jailbreaking tool.

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