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First software update for Apple Watch includes security fixes

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, May 20, 2015.

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    You might not be used to the idea of a watch endangering your digital life, but you should: Apple’s first update for Watch OS includes 14 security patches, and they’re not trivial.

    Watch OS 1.0.1, released Tuesday, brings several performance improvements and support for additional languages, but it also fixes 13 vulnerabilities that could enable arbitrary code execution, information disclosure, denial of service, traffic hijacking, privilege escalation and other attacks, and also updates the list of root CA certificates trusted by default on the device.

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