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Safari Technology Preview 140
See the release notes for a list of changes, fixes and improvements.
A download is available for macOS Big Sur and macOS Monterey.
(If a previous version is installed, use software update in System Prefs.)
Safari 15.3 (new builds) Security Update for macOS Big Sur & Catalina
Available via software update for Big Sur & Catalina. (Included in Monterey 12.2.1.)
About Security fixes in Safari 15.3 (v. 16612. & 15612. lists a Webkit fix for CVE-2022-22620 that Apple notes may have been actively exploited.
"After installing this update, the build number for Safari 15.3 is 16612. on macOS Big Sur and 15612. on macOS Catalina."
(IMHO, this update should have been Safari 15.3.1, not just a build number change.)
macOS Monterey 12.2.1 Update (Security fix & Bluetooth Battery Drain fix)
(VPN or 3rd party Security software may cause problems with OS or security updates.
Read Apple's article on VPN and 3rd party software issues & the usual advice on updates.
Even though I don't use 3rd party addons, I install macOS updates from a Safe Mode boot.
iOS 15.3.1, iPadOS 15.3.1, watchOS 8.4.2 (Security updates)
Apple/Products related News, Tips, Updates, PR
Firefox 97.0 and Firefox ESR 91.6 updates
(Download links are on release notes page.)
This week's Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates (later first)
Topic based page of Guides, Tips & Troubleshooting for Mac & iPhone/iPad/watchOS Users.
Other News, Tips, Software & Firmware Updates, PR (later added first)
Recent Updates, Tips, DIY Upgrades and Repairs:
List of Updates, Tips, DIY Upgrades, Repair Articles, and more you may have missed. (Topics range from OS/software/driver updates & troubleshooting, to hardware upgrades and repairs.)
Previous News Archive Summary:
    January 31st to February 4th, 2022 News Archive
  • watchOS 8.4.1 update.
  • Apple's Personal Safety User Guide for Apple Devices site & PDF.
  • Updated Apple Developer certificates now available.
  • Apple celebrates Heart Month with new resources across services .
  • Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates.
  • Chrome 98.0.4758.80 Stable Channel Update for Desktop.
  • iOS Chrome browser version 98.0.4758.85 (iOS/iPadOS 14.0 or later).
  • LG CX/GX/WX OLED TVs Firmware Update 04.35.03.
  • 04.35.03 Firmware Update for LG BX OLED TVs & some LCD TVs.
  • 04.35.03 Firmware Update for LG ZX OLED TVs & LG NANO LCD TVs.
  • Yamaha YAS-109/ATS-1090/YAS-209/ATS-2090 Firmware Update 5.10.

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