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Update your iOS devices now against the FaceTime eavesdropping bug
Last week a bug became such big news that it broke out of the technology press, and into the mainstream media – generating headlines around the globe. The reason? A bizarre bug had been discovered in the way iPhones and iPads handled Group FaceTime calls meant that someone could potentially listen and even see you *before* you answered an incoming call. As news of the flaw spread like wildfire on social media, Apple said it would fix the problem “later in the week” and made a change server-side that temporarily disabled all Group Facetime calls to prevent others from being at risk (much to the irritation of those hoping to prank their friends.) The bad news for Apple grew as it not only failed to release a patch within its original estimate, but it was also revealed that a 14-year-old boy had separately discovered the problem a couple of weeks earlier, and had received no response when he attempted to report the bug to the tech giant.
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