Apple advises immediate update to iOS 9.3.5 after discovering iPhone spyware

Apple advises immediate update to iOS 9.3.5 after discovering iPhone spyware

Apple has patched three high-severity iOS vulnerabilities that are being actively exploited to infect iPhones so attackers can steal confidential messages from a large number of apps, including Gmail, Facebook, and WhatsApp

The spyware has been dubbed Pegasus.

To protect yourself you must update to the latest IOS 9.3.5.  Here’s how:

Make sure you have a recent iCloud backup

  1. Launch Settings from your Home screen
  2. Tap on General
  3. Tap on Software Update
  4. Tap on Download and Install
  5. Enter your Passcode, if prompted
  6. Tap Agree to the Terms and Conditions
  7. Tap Agree again
  8. Tap Install Now to begin with update

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