The iOS 14.8 and iPadOS 14.8 update was rolled out by Apple on September 14 with a focus on device security modes and is recommended for those who are using iOS 14.7 and earlier versions. iOS 14.8 also provides bug fixes, performance improvements, and optimization of new features, which is also a rare unprecedented update for Apple before the release of iOS 15.
1. Introducing iOS 14.8
Apple has rolled out the iOS 14.8 update for compatible iPhone models. This is one of the security updates instead of features, intended to fix some important security vulnerabilities and you should install it as soon as possible. The iOS 14.8 update provides fixes for CoreGraphics and WebKit vulnerabilities that Apple says may have been actively exploited.
iOS 14.8 – The latest operating system for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch
The CoreGraphics vulnerability was first discovered by researchers at Citizen Lab. It was identified as exploiting a vulnerability in iMessage to install Pegasus spyware on a target iPhone. After receiving the report and exploit samples from Citizen Lab, Apple quickly developed and rolled out the iOS 14.8 update. The update is now available for all iPhone models from iPhone 6S and later.
2. Other notable iOS updates
iOS 15 has also launched users in Beta form with significant changes such as improving FaceTime call quality, Focus feature increasing focus, improving Safari, privacy … iOS 15 also has more customization for widgets and icons.