Apple releases fix for the FaceTime eavesdropping exploit
February 11, 2019

From CNBC:

Apple just released iOS 12.1.4 which includes a fix for a group FaceTime bug that let people eavesdrop on conversations even if they never answered a call.

The bug went viral last week after 14-year old Grant Thompson discovered that, while group FaceTiming with friends on his iPhone, he was able to hear someone who hadn't picked up when he called. Apple will compensate the teenager and his family for discovering the flaw. It will also make a contribution toward Grant's education...

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