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Apple has released an update for its Safari web browser designed to fix a number of security flaws.
The iPhone maker released the Safari update alongside a security patch for its iOS mobile operating system on Friday.
The update aims to protect Safari users from drive-by download attacks and patch a number of Java vulnerabilities within the web browser.
===> Drive-by download attacks use malicious websites that infect machines with malware when visited. <===
The update is available now on Apple's OS X Lion v10.7.5, OS X Lion Server v10.7.5 and OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.2 operating systems.
===> The release follows a number of high-profile attacks on Apple's Mac OS. Prior to the update numerous exploits targeting Safari using Java vulnerabilities had been detected. <===
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