iPhone FaceTime security flaw grants access to audio and video

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iPhone FaceTime security flaw grants access to audio and video - The timing could not be worse, after Apple touts their data privacy prowess

Apple has acknowledged a recently publicised bug in their FaceTime app, which inadvertently allows a caller to eavesdrop on the person they are calling.

The bug appears to take effect when both the caller and the recipient are running iOS version 12.1 or newer. It allows the caller to hear audio through the recipient's device before they answer the call, and in addition if the recipient presses the power button then video is also sent to the caller. All of this is done without the knowledge...
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WHAT ?? Apple have actually admitted to there being a bug ? Their normal course of action is to threaten any YouTubers who have exposed this bug with legal action, wait 3 months to release a patch and in a year say it was the users fault for using 3rd party apps. :p:p
 
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Haha yep, not much they could do to deny it this time!
 

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