Apple has launched new firmware updates for its AirPort Base Stations, which addresses the hot KRACK vulnerability concentrated on the WPA2 safety protocol. Apple has already patched iOS, tvOS, watchOS and macOS for patrons.
Right here’s what’s to be had:
- Firmware 7.6.9: AirPort Categorical, AirPort Excessive, and AirPort Time Tablet base stations with 802.11n
- Firmware 7.7.9: AirPort Excessive and AirPort Time Tablet base stations with 802.11ac
Those firmware updates come just about one yr after 7.7.8 and 7.6.8 have been launched just about a yr in the past.
The way to replace your AirPort Base Stations? Release AirPort Software for your Mac, then move to Updates. On the other hand, you’ll release the AirPort Software iOS app and set up updates remotely.
Again in November 2018, Bloomberg reported Apple had disbanded its department which created AirPort wi-fi routers, in efforts to reallocate engineers to different product divisions. Apple nonetheless sells AirPort each on-line and in retailer, alternatively in this day and age mesh Wi-Fi setups have turn into common, corresponding to sensible choices like Google Wifi and TP-Hyperlink Deco M5.
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