Published On: Tue, Jan 24th, 2017

Apple launched iOS 10.2.1 to improve security

ios 10.2.1 update

The American multinational technology company Apple has officially pushed out a new update of iOS 10.2.1 to fix some threating bugs and to improve the security of iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.

Apple has released a new iOS 10.2 update on 23rd January for its users to make their phone more reliable. It is the crucial update that release after two beta versions to fix the bugs and improve the security of iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

The first beta version was thrown on 14 December and the second beta version announced before the winter holiday break in which fewer changes notices. The second beta update comes with three new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus wallpapers, Unicode 9.0 emoji characters, TV app, message screen effects and some additional camera features.

The newer update iOS 10.2.1 is available for iOS 10 operating system, can be downloaded from iTunes on a MAC and PC but still the update is in initial stage and may not available on all devices. The 72.2 MB update includes bug fixing and security improvement of iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

According to a website, this is a very important update to avoid the high devastating attack by hackers. It is also expressed, if iPhone owners ignores this update, it could possibly the victim of viruses and malicious applications.

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A senior security researcher at Malwarebytes JP Taggart used told, the bugs with malicious applications can add files, delete files and execute any actions, it can also be able to send the files via email to crooks.