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Apple admits chip bugs affect all Mac devices

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Apple revealed that iPads, iPhones and all Mac computers are affected by bugs in computer chips – Meltdown and Spectre – which could allow data to be stolen by hackers.




The flaws are found in microchips made by ARM, ADM and Intel – together, the companies supply almost the entire computer market worldwide.

Apple announced it had released some patches, despite there being no flaws found in microchips made by ARM, ADM and Intel – together, the companies supply almost the entire computer market worldwide. evidence that the vulnerability had been exploited.

“All Mac systems and iOS devices are affected, but there are no known exploits impacting customers at this time,” said Apple in a blog post.

“These issues apply to all modern processors and affect nearly all computing devices and operating systems.”

The US tech giant also warned its customers to only download software from “trusted sources”.

Written by Leah Alger