Apple Was Notified of Major FaceTime Bug Over a Week Ago

Apple Was Notified of Major FaceTime Bug Over a Week Ago

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Apple was notified of the major FaceTime bug that let users eavesdrop on others over a week ago, claims Twitter user @MGT7500.

On June 20th, the user tweeted:

My teen found a major security flaw in Apple’s new iOS. He can listen in to your iPhone/iPad without your approval. I have video. Submitted bug report to @AppleSupport...waiting to hear back to provide details. Scary stuff! #apple #bugreport @foxnews

Apple Was Notified of Major FaceTime Bug Over a Week Ago

After the bug went viral, @MGT7500 tweeted:

I reported the Apple Group FaceTime bug to Apple last week. They never got back to me. I have letters, emails, tweets and msgs. sent to Apple for 10+ days reporting the Group FaceTime bug that lets someone listen in. My teenager discovered it! Never heard back from them. #apple #facetimebug @FoxNews @cnbc @CNN

Additionally, the user posted screenshot which appears to show a response from Apple's Product Security Team on January 22nd.

Apple Was Notified of Major FaceTime Bug Over a Week Ago

The bug was also reported to FoxNews but the story wasn't picked up. You can learn more about the issue here. Apple has disabled Group FaceTime until a fix is released.

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ichild - January 30, 2019 at 5:54pm
Apple is not your little bit,h they don't need to run you down because you find a bug in something obviously it will be fixed on there own time frame. Another reason why the world is in a hell hole because People don't know how anything works.
jhunax - January 30, 2019 at 1:40pm
They will call it a feature 🤣
td0gg111 - January 29, 2019 at 6:38pm
Bull it doesn’t work at all.
darkle0s - January 30, 2019 at 1:19am
That’s cause they disabled Group FaceTime which is where the bug lies
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