Apple releases first ‘rapid’ security fixes for iPhones, iPads and Macs


Apple on Monday made its first batch of rapid security updates available to the public in an effort to quickly address security flaws that are being actively exploited or represent a serious risk to its users.The so-called Rapid Security Response upgrades, according to a notification, deliver important security improvements between software updates.

To enable Apple users to upgrade their devices more quickly than a standard software update requires, Rapid Security Responses were launched. According to Apple, the feature is turned on by default, and while its not always possible, some quick patches can be deployed without a reboot.

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