Apple Group FaceTime: Michele G Thompson writes on Facebook that her son has discovered the error
First, an error occurred in Apple's video calling feature that enhances privacy and security among consumers. from a 14-year-old student in Arizona, says his mother. In one tweet, lawyer Michele G. Thompson said her son "can listen to your iPhone / iPad without your approval."
She said she sent the error report to the California-based company and waited for "Fearful Things!" She wrote .
"My son has just discovered a serious flaw in Apple's new iOS, which lets you hear someone else near the iPhone or iPad." I checked it several times and listened to both of my children, is done without their knowledge, "said Ms. Thompson in a Facebook publication
Apple shut down FaceTime's group call feature until she released a patch of software later this week, the social media reported that they had managed to reproduce the error before the function is deactivated
"We are aware of this lem and we have identified a fix that will be released in a software update later this week, "Apple spokesperson “id =”
Even Jack Dorsi, Twitter's CEO, who has 4.13 million followers in his microblogging service, had a cautious word: "For now turn off FaceTime while Apple do not correct. "
The error allows people to hear and even see o the iPhone they reach, even if the other has not answered their phone. the number is dialed to FaceTime, the caller can push up from the bottom of the screen and tap the option to add a person according to video demonstrations
If the caller has entered his own number as the one on the added caller, a group call begins, who is calling does not even answer. The caller can then listen to the person who is calling, and in some demonstrations even watch them through the camera application.
Apple announced financial results for its fiscal first quarter of 2019, which ended on December 29, 2018. It posted a quarterly revenue of $ 84.3 billion, down 5% from the previous quarter. International sales amounted to 62% of quarterly earnings.
"While it was disappointing to miss our revenue management, we are managing Apple in the long run and the results of that quarter show that the core strength of our business is deep and broad," Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a statement .
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