Apple has released an operating system update for older devices that are unable to update to the latest software versions, including iOS, iPadOS, and macOS. The update includes iOS 15.7.9 for iPhones, iPadOS 15.7.9 for iPads, macOS Monterey 12.6.9, and macOS Big Sur 11.7.10 for Macs, which can be updated through the usual update process.
According to Apple, this update addresses a security vulnerability in ImageIO that was reported to be exploited by the Pegasus spyware. Apple had previously released updates for this in iOS 16.6.1, iPadOS 16.6.1, macOS Ventura 13.5.2, and watchOS 9.6.2. Therefore, it is recommended to update immediately.
TLDR: Apple has released updates for older devices that cannot update to the latest software versions, addressing a security vulnerability exploited by the Pegasus spyware. Users should update their devices to the latest available versions. (89 words)