Keep the firmware up to dateFollow this visual tutorial for securing your iPhone, compiled by Michael Kassner. You can also view these steps in the blog version here.
Like computer operating system software, keeping iTunes and iPhone's firmware up to date is important in reducing the vulnerability footprint. iTunes is at version 188.8.131.52. Here's where to determine the version and check for updates.
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