Apple's latest security update is important, but the mass-media response is unhinged

The latest Apple security update contains some fixes that you should apply to your devices, but they are nowhere near warranting the amount of ill-informed media attention that they're receiving.

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Today's technology-related headlines are currently dominated by stories about security vulnerabilities "disclosed" in a variety of Apple devices. Hyperbole abounds, including discussions about how the flaws would allow a hacker to "take control" of your device.

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