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Apple issues urgent iPhone software update to address critical vulnerability

Date: September 14, 2021

Apple has updated its software for iPhones to address a critical vulnerability that independent researchers say has been exploited by notorious surveillance software.  This vulnerability has the potential to allow hackers to infiltrate a user's phone without the user clicking on any links.

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Urgent Update was released on September 14, 2021, and we are encouraging everyone using a personal iPhone to consider downloading the system update to protect your personal information on your personal phone.

Be advised, as with any software update, United must first ensure that any update will not adversely impact the operation of our Link devices before we are able to install the update. We are advised that Inflight management is working with United’s Cyber Security team on this item and will advise Flight Attendants as soon as possible of next steps.

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