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Apple fixed the “goto fail” Certificate validation issue on MacOS and I recommend to anyone to run the 10.9.2 Update immediately. You should have already done this for your iOS devices with iOS 7.0.6.

However, I was a little surprised that it took Apple almost another week after the iOS Update came out to patch Mac OS. Looking through the update 10.9.2 it becomes clear that this release was planned for a while and that the security update was an add on to this:

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There is no mention of the security flaw at all here - you have to dig deeper into the security update site online to find out that this issue has indeed been fixed with this update:

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Of course, you could also just got to http://gotofail.com to check if your system is vulnerable or already patched.

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