Apple Has Patched the Latest OS X Security Flaw: Update Your Mac Now

OS X MavericksApple has prepared a fix for the scary OS X security flaw that lets somebody with “privileged access” to your network connection get at information you think is secure. It’s in the App Store now. Here’s what you need to know about the fix. An Apple spokesperson has confirmed that the 10.9.2 update addresses SSL in OS X Mountain Lion and OS X Mavericks. The update is slow to show up in the web iTunes listing for OS X, but if you fire up the App Store on your Mac it will find the update. As we told you over the weekend, the iOS and OS X security flaw leaves information protected by an SSL/TLS security layer open to peeping eyes. Basically, on affected machines, you might see that little lock in your browser search bar closed, but that wouldn’t mean that the connection between your browser and an external server is actually secure.

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