Apple releases first automatic security update


security updateApple has released an automatic security update for their MAC operating systems to protect against systems being taking over or compromised by hacking efforts. A recent article by CNet.com reports that this security update helps defend Apple desktops and laptops from a security vulnerability that has been recently discovered that affects OS X and some Linux/Unix systems.  According to CNet, the update is a “seamless” and does not require a system reboot.

In the past when Apple released a security update, the user would have to accept then install, but this security update is the first from Apple in which is automated.  If users do not want to receive Apple automated updates they can disable the feature in “Apple Menu-System Preferences-App Store” and unchecking the setting for installing system data files and security updates.

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