Apple Releases iOS 11.3.1 & macOS 10.13.4 Security Update

Apple rolled out the iOS 11.3 update back in March, and after the rolled out they were issues of non-responsiveness on the iPhone 8. Today the company has started rolling out the new iOS 11.3.1 update to all its iPhones, iPad, and iPod touch device. 


According to Apple's release notes:
iOS 11.3.1 improves the security of your iPhone or iPad and addresses an issue where touch input was unresponsive on some iPhone 8 devices because they were serviced with non-genuine replacement displays. 
Note: Non-genuine replacement displays may have compromised visual quality and may fail to work correctly. Apple-certified screen repairs are performed by trusted experts who use genuine Apple parts. See support.apple.com for more information.

The company is also rolling out the macOS 10.13.4 security update to its macOS High Sierra device too. This 11.3.1 update is a fix to the iOS 11.3 software update released last month bring security improvements for all its iPhones and iPads devices. It will also bring fix to the non-responsiveness issue that was repaired with third-party display issues on the iPhone 8.

On the other hand the macOS 10.13.4 update brings new security updates to the device. According to Apple, the update will address two security vulnerabilities related to Crash Reporter and LinkPresentation, both of which could be used maliciously to gain access to a Mac.

The company is also currently testing the 11.4 update which is in its beta stage. It is expected to be rolled out in May bringing features like AirPlay 2 and Messages on iCloud. To update both devices, simply go to Settings --> General --> Software Update.



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