Apple is encouraging users to download the new iOS 15.6, which fixes 39 security vulnerabilities.

Update your iPhone NOW: Apple encourages users to download the new iOS 15.6, which fixes 39 security vulnerabilities that allow hackers to collect sensitive data and track devices.

  • Apple releases iOS 15.6 and urges users to download it immediately
  • The update includes fixes for 39 vulnerabilities found in its features and system.
  • The patches target gaping memory security flaws, some of which are severe enough to expose users to remote code execution attacks.
  • While other vulnerabilities allow attackers to track devices, stop Wi-Fi access, and gain access to sensitive data in iCloud Photo Library.

Apple calls iphone users to download the latest version of their operating system, iOS 15.6, because it includes patches for 39 vulnerabilities that act as open windows for hackers to get into your smartphone.

The patches are designed to address memory security flaws, some of which expose users to remote code execution attacks. While other vulnerabilities allow attackers to track devices, disrupt WiFi access, and gain access to sensitive data in iCloud Photo Library.

You can download iOS or iPadOS 15.6 by going to Settings > General > Software Update.

Along with fixing vulnerabilities, the new iOS 15.6 fixes flaws in the system, such as users not correctly displaying that their storage is full, or the way a tab in Safari automatically returns to the previous page.

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The new iOS 15.6 update fixes dozens of vulnerabilities, as well as annoying flaws like users not correctly displaying that their storage is full, or the way a tab in Safari automatically returns to the previous page.

Apple claims that there is also an issue that causes Braille devices to slow down or stop responding when text navigation in an email is sorted as well.

Apple notes that all iPhones that ran seamlessly on iOS 14 are capable of running iOS 15, including the iPhone 6s and any smartphones released after it. Forbes reports.

It’s unclear how long the dozens of vulnerabilities have plagued devices, as Apple says it “does not disclose, discuss, or confirm security issues until an investigation is completed and patches or releases are available.”

However, the tech giant shared list about all affected features, how vulnerable they are, and how the issue was resolved.

The patches target vulnerabilities that allow attackers to track devices, stop WiFi access, and gain access to sensitive data in iCloud Photo Library.

The patches target vulnerabilities that allow attackers to track devices, stop WiFi access, and gain access to sensitive data in iCloud Photo Library.

The firm has not announced that any of the issues have been actively exploited, as it did in May 2021 when its WebKit was found to be compromised.

This feature is a rendering engine that helps users get the most out of the Internet on their devices.

The launch of iOS 15.6 comes just a few months before Apple’s release of iOS 16, which usually happens in the fall.

The upcoming operating system was announced on June 6 at Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC).

iOS 16 has been touted as having the “biggest update” to the lock screen, which will make it easier to change lock screen background photos and display font colors and designs.

The launch of iOS 15.6 comes just a few months before Apple's release of iOS 16, which usually happens in the fall.  The tech giant is adding

The launch of iOS 15.6 comes just a few months before Apple’s release of iOS 16, which usually happens in the fall. The tech giant is adding “auto-verification” to its upcoming iOS 16 that allows users to pass annoying CAPTCHAs.

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CAPTCHA is “a fully automated public Turing test to distinguish computers from people” – these are tests that ask you to select objects from a group of images.

Users can customize the lock screen by tapping and holding to bring up a set of widgets, each showing a different photo, and swiping to the one they like.

With the new lock screen, notifications have been moved to the bottom of the screen, meaning they no longer take up the entire screen.

They now also appear at the bottom of the lock screen, and iPhone users can hide them and view them later.

Information displayed on the lock screen, such as the time and date, is also displayed behind the subject in the photo instead of in front, which means that the displayed information will not obscure your family member’s favorite photo on the lock screen.

Another feature set for iOS 16 is the ability to bypass annoying CAPTCHAs that force users to prove they are in fact humans and not robots.

CAPTCHA is “a fully automated public Turing test to distinguish computers from people” – these are tests that ask you to select objects from a group of images.

The tech giant is adding “automatic verification” to its upcoming iOS 16, scheduled to launch this fall, that automatically and privately verifies the device you’re using and its Apple ID account in the background.