Apple has released a new version of iOS 10 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, including a number of security patches affecting Safari, Messages, and more. The update, iOS 10.3.3
That because, while there are no new features, there are several patches which address security issues discovered in iOS 10. In the Contacts app, for instance, a remote hacker with nefarious intentions could cause software to crash or arbitrary code to be executed, because of a buffer overflow issue in how member was handled.
Another patch addresses a situation whereby a hacker within wireless range could potentially execute arbitrary code on the device’s Wi-Fi chip.
24 listed patches and fixes that Apple has addressed in iOS 10.3.3. iOS 10.3.3’s patches are generally applicable back to the iPhone 5 or later, iPad 4th generation or later, and the iPod touch 6th generation.
download iOS 10.3.3 by heading to the Settings on your iPhone or iPad, then choosing the General option, and then Software Update. From there, iOS should automatically find the new version and offer to download and install it. ASAP