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Scary iPhone Bug That Could Get You Hacked

By now you've probably heard about the iPhone security flaw [1] that could allow hackers to intercept your email and passwords. 

Are you freaking out? I definitely went on a deleting spree last night - there are some pictures from a bachelorette party in Vegas that no one ever needs to see. (They aren't even explicit, I just look like such an idiot.)

Anyway, here's what you can do to keep your shiz locked down: 

Apple released a security update for the most-recent version of iOS for iPhone 4 and later, 5th-generation iPod touches, and iPad 2 and later. 

To get it, just go into "Settings," choose "General" and select "Software Update." That's where you'll get the option to download the update. For reference, it looks like this:

 

 

Note: your phone may be too full, in which case you might have to delete some photos or videos. (I started with footage from an unfortunate karaoke night.) 

Once it's downloaded, your phone will reboot and you are good to go.


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