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You Might Want To Update Your iPhone Now

Posted On: Feb 8, 2019   |   Posted By: Know your mobile

You Might Want To Update Your iPhone Now

Damien McFerran 08/02/2019 - 8:50am
Fix for FaceTime bug now rolling out
Apple has just released iOS update 12.1.4, but before you get too excited, this is one of those updates that fixes things rather than adds in new features.
The update addresses the Group FaceTime bug which allowed people to listen in on participants before the call was answered. Apple is in hot water over the bug, as it has been revealed that the company knew about the issue a week before it was made public; a 14-year-old and his mother contacted Apple about the problem before news of it had hit the internet and caused a kerfuffle.
All you had to do was begin a FaceTime call, add a person, and then select your own phone number - this process would allow you to start the call while the other person's phone was still ringing, allowing you to hear everything they said before the call began. Given that many of us are off-guard the moment before we answer an incoming call, the potential for mischief was immense, so it's understandable that...

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