On Monday Apple released fixes for security defects in iOS and macOS which are being actively exploited in the wild. While Apple did not provide details there is enough information on the web to learn just how bad these vulnerabilities are.
Effectively, a hacker can gain access to your phone, tablet, or computer and install spyware which controls your camera, microphone, and accesses your data. All they have to do is send a cleverly crafted message. You don’t even have to click it.
It is believed the original purpose was to target political activists in Bahrain. However, with the power of this exploit you should take care to patch your devices right away. Below are the versions you should install now.
macOS Big Sur 11.6
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