[Feb. 24, 2014] On Friday, February 21, Apple released iOS updates to address a specific vulnerability that could allow an attacker with "privileged network postpositions" to capture or modify data protected by SSL/SSL/TLS*. In other words, iOS was vulnerable to a man-in-the-middle attack where an attacker could pose as a trusted website to intercept communications, acquiring sensitive information such as log in credentials and passwords, or injecting harmful malware.
If you have one of the iOS models listed below and you haven't already, update your software to the current release, 7.06. This update is available for:
If you have one of the iOS models listed below and you haven't already, update your software to the current release, 6.1.6. This update is available for:
For information on how to update your iOS, please see:
* SSL and SSL/TLS are cryptographic schemes that allow for secure interaction between a web browser and a web server. All sensitive data (credit card numbers, log in information, etc.) that is transmitted over the internet should be protected by SSL/TLS.