Yesterday we heard about the new KRACK exploit that can be used to access basically any device on WiFi. Many companies are working to patch the exploit on their devices and now Apple has announced what they are doing about it.
According to iMore’s Rene Ritchie, Apple has confirmed to him that the exploit has been patched in the iOS, watchOS, tvOS and macOS betas that are available to developers at the moment.
Deeper dive to follow.
— Rene Ritchie (@reneritchie) October 16, 2017
Apple are expected to roll out these software updates to devices some time within the next few weeks, which should take care of the problem.
In the mean time it is recommended that you avoid public WiFi until the issue is resolved and use Ethernet where possible. The Krack exploit affects millions of devices including routers, smartphones, tablets, PCs, Macs, iPads, iPhones and more.
Source MacRumorsFiled Under: Apple, Apple iPad, Apple iPhone