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American multinational technology Apple Inc has released an update for its iPhones, iPads and iWatches to fix security vulnerability under dynamic attack by hackers.

According to The Verge, the security update lands as iOS 14.4.2 and iPadOS 14.4.2, which likewise covers a fix to more established gadgets as iOS 12.5.2. watchOS also updates to 7.3.3.

Apple said in a statement that the vulnerability, found by security specialists at Google's Project Zero, may have been " actively exploited " by programmers. The bug is found in WebKit, the program motor that controls the Safari program across all Apple gadgets.

The Verge reported that it is still not realized who is effectively misusing the vulnerabilities, or who may have fallen, victim.

Apple didn't say if the attack was focused against a little subset of clients or in the event that it was a wider attack. It's the third time, according to The Verge that the company has pushed out a security update this year to fix imperfections under dynamic attacks.

Earlier this month the company released patches for similar vulnerabilities in WebKit.

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