Apple updates Safari 15.6.1 with security fixes for macOS

Apple released iOS 15.6.1 and macOS Monterey 12.5.1 this week, both with security enhancements.

Bringing these security enhancements to even more users, the company today released Safari 15.6.1 for Macs running macOS Big Sur and macOS Catalina.

The update does not come with any new features or major changes addresses an exploit in WebKit that can execute arbitrary code

The update doesn't come with any new features or major changes that address an exploit in WebKit that can execute arbitrary code

Along with macOS Ventura, which is now available to developers and beta users, Apple announced Safari 16 with several new features. 

The new version of Safari addresses one of the main complaints web developers have about Apple's web browser,

 This means that websites and web apps can now send notifications to users even when Safari is closed

Safari 16 will be available to macOS Monterey and macOS Big Sur users later this year, once Apple releases macOS Ventura to the public.

For the Safari 15.6.1 update, it is now available through the Software Update menu within the System Preferences app.