Apple yesterday updated Safari to version 5.1.4, patching 83 vulnerabilities and boosting JavaScript performance on OS X Lion. Apple classified 72 of the holes that were patched as being critical. The company said many of the vulnerabilities, if exploited, could have been used to plant malware on an unsuspecting user 's Mac computer. The update addresses a number of issues including those that: could cause webpages to flash white when switching between Safari windows; prevent the printing of U.S. Postal ...

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