Apple Releases OS X NTP Security Update

Posted: Dec 23 2014, 1:43am CST | by , Updated: Dec 23 2014, 1:52am CST, in News | Apple


Apple releases OS X NTP Security Update
  • Apple introduces Novel Security Solution for the first time for Mac Users.

Apple Incorporated introduced a novel security solution for OS X Yosemite, OS X Mavericks and OS X Mountain Lion.

Many of the products by Apple have undergone security updates. One of these is the OS X. The crisis in security for the users of OS X was resolved amicably. The Network Time Protocol service was looked into and many matters were addressed.

Apple has given guidelines according to which all the Yosemite, Mavericks and Mountain Lion employers ought to refresh their systems ASAP. The United States Government pointed out the issue some time back and it had been pending.

It had actually been ferreted out by the Google Security Team. The problem was that the chinks left in the system could easily allow a hacker to penetrate the security shield and gain access to valuable data.

The ntpd process was the real crux of the whole situation. Two of the researchers of Google Security Team dug out the possibilities that could cause the system to end up being compromised and hacked by some heinous elements of society.

Many similar cracks in the structure could yield to hacker mentalities. So the watchword was “care is better than cure”. All users were warned to get the security updates installed on their systems.   

The place to go for a security update was the Mac App Store.  This is Apple’s first security update for Macintosh employers.

Download OS X NTP Security Update for OS X Mountain Lion.

Download OS X NTP Security Update for OS X Yosemite.

Download OS X NTP Security Update for OS X Mavericks.

The bugs and viruses that could possibly infect the systems have been safeguarded against in a sufficiently proper manner. The hackers are always on the lookout for any flaws in the whole.

And they will attack such small imperfections with the worst of methods in order to gain entry into the inner circle of legitimacy. That is why one must be careful and keep immunity at an all-time high.

There are scores of other high tech companies besides Apple whose products too may be at great risk currently. But as far as Apple is concerned, it has put the padlock on the devices so as to ward off all the bad guys.

The vulnerability that existed could have had many cyber vultures descending on it and tearing the system to pieces. But such a fate was avoided thanks to some quick thinking by Apple and its helpers.

The latest shield that has been affixed to Apple’s Mac systems is border less and will go a long way towards protecting and covering the cyber-gadgets of the company.  

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