Apple says it has taken Group FaceTime offline in attempt to resolve calling exploit

Apple says it has taken Group FaceTime offline in attempt to resolve calling exploit

By / Technology / Tuesday, 29 January 2019 05:50

Following the exposure of a major FaceTime security hole earlier today, Apple has now taken Group FaceTime completely offline. This comes after the company said a fix for the FaceTime calling bug is coming “later this week,” but failed to address specifics.

As we reported, this major FaceTime bug lets you hear the audio of the person you are calling before they pick up. To do this, you simply start a FaceTime video call with someone in your contacts, swipe up from the bottom and choose “Add Person.” Then, add your own phone number, which starts a Group FaceTime with you and the person you originally called, even if they didn’t accept the call.

 

Read more at 9 To 5 Mac.

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