a security crash recently discovered on FaceTime Apple's video calling application allows the user to listen and even see the caller on an iPhone before they even respond, raising issues about the confidentiality of the system.
The & # 39; bug & # 39 ;, & quot; first reported on Apple's website 9to5Mac.com, was also reflected in various media.
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A video posted to the @BmManski Twitter account shows how easily this bug allows you to hear the sound coming from an iPhone connected via FaceTime. On Monday night, the video was viewed more than a million times and shared about 10,000 times in California.
Twitter users have explained on the social network how to disable FaceTime, until a fix is provided.
An Apple support page indicates that the FaceTime group is "temporarily unavailable" starting at 7:16 pm (03:16 GMT) due to an ongoing "problem" that is not specified.
Someone FaceTime and Watch Inside the Criminal Mind with Me While I Paint
– Anita Bonita (@prettychimi)
January 30, 2019
A statement from Apple, quoted in the US media, states that the iPhone maker is aware of the problem and "has identified a fix that will be introduced in a software update over the course of the week."
According to the videos posted on Twitter, when a person dials a phone number in FaceTime, he can choose a screen for an option to add a caller.This group call starts even if the caller has not yet answered .
Turn off FaceTime for now until you fix it Apple informed Jack Dorsey, co-founder of Twitter, in a message posted on the social network.