Apple releases firmware security update for discontinued AirPort Express, Extreme, and Time Capsule Base Stations

While Apple’s AirPort lineup has long been discontinued, the company is still supporting the devices with software updates. AirPort Express, Extreme, and Time Capsule Base Stations have received a new firmware security update today.

Apple noted the security update for its AirPort Base Stations dating back to 2007 with 802.11.n in a new support document.

Firmware update 7.8.1 improves the security of your base station and is recommended for all Apple 802.11n Wi-Fi base stations including AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme and AirPort Time Capsule.

Users can update to the latest firmware via the AirPort Utility app on macOS or iOS. Read more about updating your AirPort’s firmware in this support document.

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