Warning for Apple and Samsung users

Users of Apple and Samsung Should Be Cautious; Warning from CERT-In

Do you own any Apple or Samsung phones or other devices?

So, update your operating system and security applications as soon as possible.

Users have been issued a high-risk notice by the Indian Computer Emergency Team (CERT-In), the Central Government’s main organization for cyber security. Some vulnerabilities have been discovered that might lead to data and device issues.

According to a study by the Indian Computer Emergency Response (CERT-In) team, many weaknesses in Apple products allow hackers to access customers’ sensitive information.

iOS, iPadOS, macOS, TVOS, WatchOS, and Safari browsers may be impacted.

“Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Apple products that could allow an attacker to access sensitive information, execute arbitrary code, bypass security restrictions, cause denial of service (DoS) conditions, bypass authentication, gain elevated privileges, and perform spoofing attacks on the targeted systems,”.

CERT-In statement.

Users are advised to use their devices cautiously, especially while visiting the web, downloading apps, or opening files.

Also, keep an eye out for any unusual behavior or messages on the devices.

If any of these devices receive an update, install the latest version, which may include vital security fixes. Similarly, many old and new Samsung models contain security flaws.

According to CERT-In, similar issues in Samsung products may allow attackers to circumvent security measures, read personal data, and launch harmful software on your device.

These problems affect Samsung mobile devices running Android versions 11, 12, 13, and 14.

The CERT-In team advises you to upgrade your operating system as soon as possible.

Flaws in Samsung Android versions allow attackers to access personal information and execute malware on a targeted device.

Although Apple and Samsung are two of the most trusted smartphone brands globally, they are not immune to cyberattacks.

When utilizing such gadgets, users must remain cautious and aware of the threats associated with them.

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