Apple on Wednesday ceased code signing of iOS 12.4, an incremental update that accidentally unpatched a vulnerability which hackers quickly leveraged to create a publicly available jailbreak.
Following the release of iOS 12.4.1 on August 26, Apple has stopped signing iOS 12.4, the previous version of iOS that was available to consumers.
Apple has released a patch to iOS 12.4, with a fix to close the jailbreak exploit that the company inadvertently reopened alongside a macOS Mojave update that solves a shutdown problem on some MacBook Air and MacBook Pro models.
Following the release of a public jailbreak last month, Apple today has stopped signing iOS 12.4. This means users can no longer downgrade from iOS 12.4.1 to iOS 12.4. A week after the jailbreak was shared publicly, Apple released iOS 12.4.1 to close the vulnerability. The jailbreak was released after it was discovered that Apple
Update: Apple has also released tvOS 12.4.1, watchOS 5.3.1, and a new build of macOS Mojave 10.14.6. Apple today has released iOS 12.4.1 to the public. This release comes after a vulnerability was exposed last week that made it possible to jailbreak many recent iPhone models running iOS 12.4. A jailbreak for iOS 12.4 was
Apple is releasing two software updates today for its mobile devices and wearables, namely iOS 12.4.1 and watchOS 5.3.1. These are small-ish downloads (101MB on iOS, 55MB for the Apple Watch) that provide important security and stability updates, and are recommended for all users, according to Apple's spartan changelogs.
The firm says 12.4.1, released for iOS on Monday, addresses a flaw that would have allowed users to jailbreak their phones, also leaving it open to malicious outside activity.
Apple has shifted on to another round of developer betas for testing, with updated third builds of iOS 13.1 and iPadOS 13.1 accompanied by the tenth milestone version beta of tvOS 13, and the gold master version of iOS 13.
Apple has followed up the developer beta of iOS 13.1 and iPadOS 13.1 with a public version.
iOS 13.1 has popped up out of nowhere for developers, addressing bugs and adding support for audio sharing between multiple pairs of AirPods headphones.
One day after providing the gold master of iOS 13 and new developer betas for iOS 13.1 and iPadOS 13.1, Apple has provided a third public beta version of the operating systems for testing.
Apple is planning to release iOS 13 on Thursday, September 19, which is one day before new iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max devices are set to ship out to customers on September 20.