Apple emergency update fixes zero-day used to hack Macs, Watches

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Apple has released security updates to address a zero-day vulnerability that threat actors can exploit in attacks targeting Macs and Apple Watch devices.

Zero-days are security flaws that the software vendor is unaware of and hasn't yet patched. In some cases, this type of vulnerability may also have publicly available proof-of-concept exploits before a patch arrives or may be actively exploited in the wild.

In security advisories issued on Monday, Apple revealed that they're aware of reports this security bug "may have been actively exploited."