If you own an iOS device such as an Apple iPhone or iPad, you are probably used to getting a ton of update alerts every now and then. Many iOS users will just ignore them while some would even get annoyed with them. Most updates would just include very little changes from the previous version. The same is not the case with the iOS 9.3.5 update though.
If you have been prompted for the iOS 9.3.5 update, then it is something that you should really install as it is an urgent update that Apple is rolling out. It can have a huge impact on your phone?s security and privacy so it is one update that you should not ignore.
According to WSBTV Atlanta, the iOS 9.3.5 update intends to fix a potentially serious security breach which has been discovered. The report mentions that Spyware which is being used by an organization called the NSO group took advantage of several security flaws in the iOS software. This would allow them to take control of iPhone devices as well as read text messages, contact lists and emails.
This is certainly a very serious issue which everyone should take action on right away. According to The New York Times, the software is considered by many as one of the most sophisticated spyware today which can even record sounds made around the iPhone and collect the owners passwords used on the smartphone.
Security and privacy are very important things nowadays and all iOS users should be proactive in protecting theirs. If you do not know how to install the iOS 9.3.5 update, it is actually very easy.
The first step is to make sure to back up your iOS device. Once you have done this, connect it to the internet via your Wi-Fi connection. Then, tap on Settings, then General and then finally Software Update. Tap Download and Install and then follow the rest of the instructions until your phone is completely updated.
Updating to iOS 9.3.5 is really simple and it can help make your phone safe and secure. Be sure to update right away to be assured that you are protected from any possible invasions of privacy caused by any spyware.