Apple Inc (NASDAQ: AAPL) has released yet another set of security patches aimed at addressing a WebKit vulnerability in a clutch of devices, which it says may have been “actively exploited.”
What Happened: The Tim Cook-led company’s latest security patches are geared towards iPhones, iPads, and Apple Watches.
Why It Matters: The Cupertino, California-based tech giant said it was “aware of a report that this issue may have been actively exploited.”
This is the second security patch this month addressing the vulnerability in WebKit, the engine that powers Apple’s Safari Web Browser.
In December, a “zero click” vulnerability in Apple’s iPhones allegedly led to the hacking of several Al Jazeera journalists’ smartphones.
Price Action: Apple shares closed nearly 0.5% higher at $121.21 on Friday.
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