Apple announces patch for security flaw

February 23, 2014 7:34:29 PM PST
Apple has announced a security fix after a major flaw was discovered in its software which made it vulnerable to hackers.

The security flaw was announced Saturday.

A patch for Apple's iPhones, iPads and iPod Touch is now available.

It prevents hackers from accessing email, instant messages and bank transactions.

A security fix is not yet available for the OSX software, which is the operating system for apple computers.