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Apple Has Fixed a Scary 911 iPhone Hack - Fortune

Apple has fixed a problem in its mobile operating system that could have disrupted 911 emergency lines across the U.S.. An Arizona teenager was arrested in October and accused of creating malicious code that would make infected iPhones dial 911 and ...and more »

It's Now Safe to Open Links in iPhone Apps Again After iOS 10.3 Security Fix - Gadget Hacks

While clicking random links on the internet probably isn't the best idea to begin with, now you can rest easy knowing that your iPhone won't repeatedly dial 911 after tapping a malicious link in Twitter, Facebook, or other apps that use iOS's WebView ...and more »

Apple Updates iPhone Software as It's Crowned Most Intimate Brand - Fortune

It's been a quiet week for Apple on the hardware front, but that doesn't mean it's been a slow week for the company. Quite the contrary, Apple has been awfully busy over the last several days. The company on Monday announced that it was opening ...and more »

How to securely back up your iPhone or iPad to iCloud or iTunes - AppleInsider (press release) (blog)

It was probably prudent to make a backup of all of your iPhone's data before the shift to APFS with iOS 10.3 was applied, but fortunately it all went okay —but what if it hadn't? In celebration of Backup Day, AppleInsider shows you how to back up your ...and more »

Apple's latest iOS update patches 911 DDoS attack exploit - The Verge

Back in October, an 18-year-old coder published a simple Javascript exploit that caused iPhones to repeatedly dial 911 after a link was tapped, resulting in emergency call centers getting flooded with thousands of bogus calls as people online shared ...and more »

iOS 10.3.3 Problems: 5 Things You Need to Know - Gotta Be Mobile

Apple's iOS 10.3.3 update delivers bug fixes and security patches, but many iPhone and iPad users continue to complain about a variety of frustrating iOS 10.3.3 problems as we push deeper into 2018. Like the iOS 10.3.2 update, iOS 10.3.3 aims to ...and more »

9 Things to Know About the iPhone 6 iOS 10.3.3 Update - Gotta Be Mobile

Apple's iPhone 6 iOS 10.3.3 update is small but it could have a dramatic effect on your device's performance. The latest version of iOS 10 is a bug fix update that includes two dozen important security updates for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. It ...and more »

Apple just fixed an iPhone flaw that overwhelmed the 911 system - Mashable

Call 911 if you want help. Call 911 a hundred thousand times simultaneously from iPhones around the country if you want to jam up the 911 system. Until recently, a design in the iPhone operating system allowed for just that kind of attack. But no more ...and more »

Apple confirms iOS 10.3 fixes flaw that caused iPhones to repeatedly dial 911 - 9 to 5 Mac

Earlier this week, Apple officially released iOS 10.3 to the public and included in it were a variety of fixes, some of which are continuing to surface. A new report from The Wall Street Journal highlights that iOS 10.3 fixes a flaw we initially ...and more »

9 Things to Know About the iPhone 7 iOS 10.3.3 Update - Gotta Be Mobile

Our guide to Apple's iPhone 7 iOS 10.3.3 update takes you through the most important things to know about the software as we push into August. The iPhone 7's iOS 10.3.3 update is just a small maintenance update but even small iOS updates can have a ...and more »