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Security Update 2010-003 and more Mac updates

Apple has released a lot of software updates this week, here they are in a single post. Security Update 2010-003 Apple has released the third security update for the Mac. Security Update 2010-003 is available for Snow Leopard, Leopard and Leopard Server. The update patches a security exploit demoed in Pwn2own security competition. Mac OS X v10.6.3 v1.1 A tweak ...

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Updates: iTunes 9.1.0, iPhoto 8.1.2 for iPad

Apple has released iTunes 9.1.0. The update adds the ability to sync with the Apple iPad. It also includes the ability to sync e-books using the Apple iBooks app. Finally the update includes the ability to rename, rearrange or remove Genius Mixes. According to The Mac Observer the update includes security fixes for iTunes on Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger, ...

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Mac OS X 10.6.3 & Security Update 2010-002

Apple has released Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.3 Update. Security Update 2010-002 is included in 10.6.3 and is available for Mac OS X Leopard Server 10.5 and Mac OS X Leopard 10.5. The update includes the following: # improve the reliability and compatibility of QuickTime X # address compatibility issues with OpenGL-based applications # address an issue that causes ...

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iPhone OS 3.1.3 Update with Security fixes

Apple released an update for the iPhone and iPod touch. iPhone OS 3.1.3 update improves accuracy of reported battery level on the iPhone 3GS, resolves an issue with some apps that don’t launch and fixes a bug with Japanese keyboard. The Mac Observer mentions that iPhone OS 3.1.3 includes some security fixes as well. So make sure to install this ...

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Important Security Update for Leopard & Snow Leopard

Apple has released this year’s first Security Update for Mac OS X. Security Update 2010-001 is recommended for Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, 10.5 Leopard and 10.5 Leopard Server. Security update addresses issues with the following: CoreAudio, CUPS, Flash, ImageIO, Image RAW and OpenSSL. More information about the security update from Apple’s site. For direct downloads: Snow Leopard. Leopard. ...

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Java Update for Leopard and Snow Leopard

Apple has released 2 updates for Java: Snow Leopard (Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 1) and Leopard (Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 6). Both update Java SE 6 to version 1.6.0_17 and “delivers improved compatibility, security, and reliability”. A security update is included in this patch. Fixing multiple Java vulnerabilities ( read more: Snow Leopard and ...

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Security Update 2009-005 for Tiger & Leopard

Apple has released Security Update 2009-005 for Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger and 10.5 Leopard. The Security Update 2009-005 addresses security issues with: Alias Manager, CarbonCore, ClamAV, ColorSync, CoreGraphics, CoreGraphics, CUPS, Flash Player plug-in, ImageIO, Launch Services, MySQL, PHP, SMB and Wiki Server. Security Update 2009-005 is available from the Apple Software Update utility or you can download them from ...

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Security Update 2009-004 fixes DNS vulnerability

This week has been busy with Apple software updates (Mac OS X 10.5.8, Safari 4.0.3 and AirPort fix). Now Apple has just released Security Update 2009-004. The update includes a fix for a DNS vulnerability. You can read more about it here. It is available for both Mac OS X Leopard and Tiger operating systems and available from Apple software ...

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Mac OS X 10.5.8 & Security Update 2009-003 for Tiger

Apple has updated Mac OS X to version 10.5.8. The update addresses AirPort connectivity, monitor resolutions and Bluetooth reliability. The update also includes some security updates. Apple also released Security Update 2009-003 for Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger. Read more about the update on Apple’s site and the security update here. Download links Mac OS X 10.5.8 Update Mac OS ...

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iPhone 3.0.1 fixes SMS vulnerability

iPhone 3.0.1 is released to address a vital SMS exploit presented at Black Hat security conference this Thursday. The exploit allows the hacker to take control over the iPhone using SMS messages. This update is extremely important and all iPhone users must update to it as soon as possible.

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