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Download Now: Apple Releases Fix for Mac Security Bug

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By Chris Smith, BGR and Yahoo Tech

Tuesday, Apple issued an update for its OS X Mavericks operating system (OS X 10.9.2) to address a critical SSL security flaw. This fix comes days after Apple released an iOS update to address the same bug. 

OS X 10.9.2 also adds new features, including support for FaceTime audio calls, call waiting for FaceTime, and iMessage blocking on the Mac.

Though the official description of this system update doesn’t mention a security patch, Apple confirmed to Forbes that it is a fix for “the recent SSL encryption issue for both Mavericks and Mountain Lion.”

To get started with applying the update, simply click the Apple icon in the top-left section of your Mac’s toolbar, and then select Software Update.

Click here for the entire OS X 10.9.2 change log.

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This article was originally published on BGR.com

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