Why You Should Update Your iPhone to Protect Your Bank Accounts

Apple's new Rapid Security Responses keep your device secure between software updates.

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Apple released its first Rapid Security Response (RSR) update on Monday. Rapid Security Responses are a new type of update for Phone, iPad and Mac, aimed at helping keep your device more secure. 

According to Apple, “they deliver important security improvements between software updates — for example, improvements to the Safari web browser, the WebKit framework stack, or other critical system libraries.” 

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Erin Bendig
Personal Finance Writer

Erin pairs personal experience with research and is passionate about sharing personal finance advice with others. Previously, she was a freelancer focusing on the credit card side of finance, but has branched out since then to cover other aspects of personal finance. Erin is well-versed in traditional media with reporting, interviewing and research, as well as using graphic design and video and audio storytelling to share with her readers.