MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Apple announced a security fix after it discovered a flaw in iPhones and other devices that could allow hackers to see private information.
Experts say the patch for the iOS devices prevents hackers from accessing email, instant messages, and even bank transactions while logged onto the same Wi-Fi.READ MORE: National Institutes Of Health Launching Study To See If COVID Vaccines Cause Menstrual Cycle Side Effects
However, they say it is unlikely that anyone illegally accessed that information.READ MORE: Sheriff: Person Of Interest In 19-Year-Old Miya Marcano's Disappearance Found Dead
The patch, iOS 7.0.6, fixes the issue in the most recent software available for iPhones, iPads and iPod touches.
A fix is not yet available for the OS X operating system, used on Macs. Apple says it is working on a software fix for OS X which should be available in coming days.MORE NEWS: ⚠️ Warning: Major Traffic Shift Coming For I-395 Ramp To I-95
For the time being, Mac users should not log in through insecure or public networks.