Apple’s big security update – but some iPad Pro users say they’ve been “bricked”

May 17, 2016

As usual, the principal OS X update applies to the current flavour of the operating system, El Capitan (OS 10.11), with a separate security update to patch the two versions before that, Mavericks (10.9.5) and Yosemite (10.10.5).

Users of OS X 10.8 and earlier are out of luck: those versions are in the same boat as Windows XP when it comes to security – unsupported and unpatched.

The Safari patch arrives along with the El Capitan 10.11.5 download; on earlier versions of OS X you’ll need to update it separately.

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