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Info, Downloads for macOS Sierra 10.12.6 and Security Updates for 10.11.6/10.10.5
Change info from the about 10.12.6 doc. (See below for D/L Updaters and related docs.)
"The macOS Sierra 10.12.6 Update improves the security, stability, and compatibility of your Mac, and is recommended for all users.

Enterprise content:
* Resolves an issue that prevents making certain SMB connections from the Finder.

* Fixes an issue that causes Xsan clients to unexpectedly restart when moving a file within a relation point on a Quantum StorNext File System.

* Improves the stability of Terminal app."

Info on Security fixes in 10.12.6 & Security Updates for El Capitan/Yosemite in related docs below.

Download pages for macOS Sierra 10.12.6 Delta and Combo Updates

Download pages for Security Update 2017-003 for OS X 10.11.6/10.10.5

Per doc on security fixes, Safari 10.1.2 is included in Sierra 10.12.6 and security updates 2017-003.

Related Apple Articles:

Other new/updated Apple Support docs are below.

FYI on Nvidia Web Driver Updates:
Users of Nvidia's web drivers should know that new OS X updates (versions or later build numbers after Security Updates) break any currently installed Nvidia web graphics driver. I'd switch to the default Apple driver and reboot before updating, if your card is supported with the default drivers. If not, wait for a Nvidia driver update. (Some non-Mac EFI cards are not supported by default OS X drivers.)
UPDATE: See July 21st news for new Nvidia drivers and CUDA update download pages. (Drivers for macOS Sierra 10.12.6 and new build numbers of OS X 10.11.6 and 10.10.5 after installing Security Update 2017-003.)
 

Logic Pro X 10.3.2, MainStage 3.3.1, Boot Camp WiFi Update, iTunes 12.6.2, iOS/tvOS Updates

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Apple Support/Troubleshooting/How-To Article Updates:

Page of How-To, Troubleshooting & Tips for Mac/OS X/iOS Users from Airplay to Thunderbolt.
 

Carbon Copy Cloner 4.1.17 Update Release Notes
Available as an in-app update for current 4.x users. Full D/L at bombich.com.
(Info from July 19th, 2017 CCC v4.1.17 release notes follows:)
  • Removed the beta expiration date (~September 5, 2017) that was errantly left in the 4.1.16 production release. Also fixed the issue that allowed that to slip past our release checklist.

  • Closing a notification that is presented as an alert will no longer cause CCC to open its Task History window on macOS High Sierra.

  • The disk usage of an APFS volume is now reported correctly when the APFS container has more than one volume.

  • Fixed a layout issue in the "destructive task warning" dialog.
Other News, Software Updates, PR, OT:

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Recent Updates, Tips, DIY Upgrades and Repairs:
List of Updates, DIY Upgrades, Repair Articles, Tips and more you may have missed. (Topics range from OS/software updates and troubleshooting, to hardware upgrades and repairs.)
Previous News Archive Summary:
    July 10th to 14th, 2017 News Archive
  • CCC blog on converting from HFS+ to new Apple APFS (why you should wait)
  • Mastering macOS Server: 2 Alternatives to Running Your Own Server
  • About Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac 15.36.0 Update (release notes)
  • Security updates available for Flash Player
  • How to Optimize the 'Big Four' Mac Web Browsers
  • Why Apple Cares So Much About (iOS) Graphics Tech
  • Viking reportedly shipping 25TB, 50TB SSD (3.5")
  • $200 Wireless Oculus VR Headset planned for 2018
  • Sony A1E OLED TV System Software Update PKG6.2648.0065NAA
  • 05.30.02 Software Update for LG C6P and E6P OLED TVs (w/notes)
  • Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates:
    - How to solve problems in Logic Pro X
    - How to resolve USB-related alerts in iTunes
    - Using AirPlay or AirPlay Mirroring oniPhone, iPad, or iPod touch
    - If you see an exclamation point next to your items in iTunes
    - How to use Single sign-on with iOS device or Apple TV (4th gen)
    - Vintage and obsolete products listing

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