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Apple distributes iOS 6.0.1 with special update tool, fixing Passbook access issues

iOS 6.0.1 was released recently, fixing a slew of issues in the mobile operating system, here’s the overview:

  • Fixes a bug that prevents iPhone 5 from installing software updates wirelessly over the air
  • Fixes a bug where horizontal lines may be displayed across the keyboard
  • Fixes an issue that could cause camera flash to not go off
  • Improves reliability of iPhone 5 and iPod Touch (5th generation) when connected to encrypted WPA2 Wi-Fi networks
  • Resolves an issue that prevents iPhone from using the cellular network in some instances
  • Consolidated the Use Cellular Data switch for iTunes Match
  • Fixes a Passcode Lock bug that sometimes allowed access to Passbook pass details from lock screen
  • Fixes a bug affecting Exchange meetings

This update is highly recommended, especially because the Passbook issue being fixed. It also includes an update tool, which automatically prepares the iPhone/tablet OS for future updates.

Apple Advisory

Critical fix issued for Shockwave Player – Oct. 23, 2012

Adobe has released a critical update for Shockwave Player after several serious vulnerabilities were found.

  • Users of 11.6.7.637 and earlier versions should now update to version 11.6.8.638 – Update Now
  • Updates are available for Windows and Mac systems.
  • There is no active propagation of exploits.
  • Check to see if you have Shockwave Player.
  • Shockwave Player is not the same as Adobe Flash Player, which update October 8.
  • Check release notes.
  • Uncheck the Norton Security Scan, if it shows.
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