Apple FaceTime bug permits audio and video spying


In January 2019 Apple briefly disabled the group functionality in its FaceTime video calling application after bug was discovered that allowed users to listen on the people they were calling when they did not pick up the call and also allowed some callers to see video of the person they were calling before the receiver picked up. Apple fixed the problem a week later in its next software update, iOS 12.1.4.

Writer: Julia Carrie Wong; Todd Haselton
Publication: Guardian; CNBC
Publication date: 2019-01-29; 2019-02-07

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