'A pair of security vulnerabilities affect virtually all Apple products but are not currently affecting users, the company said.
Known as “Spectre” and “Meltdown,” the issues “apply to all modern processors and affect nearly all computing devices and operating systems,” Apple said in a press release. Apple Watches were not believed to be affected.
“All Mac systems and iOS devices are affected, but there are no known exploits impacting customers at this time,” the company said.
The company said it would release a patch to help guard Safari against Spectre and advised only downloading software from trustworthy sources.
The two security flaws have caused issues across the technology industry, leaving tech companies scrambling to push out fixes. Researchers have warned that they could enable hackers to steal vulnerable information.
Researchers at Google's Project Zero and academic institutions and discovered the issues last year and disclosed them this week.'
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