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Apple mobile iOS 12.1.4 fixes FaceTime bug

Apple has free Associate in Nursing iOS and macOS update, that fixes the FaceTime privacy bug that was highlighted last week. in keeping with a report on The Verge, Apple also will offer some compensation to the 14-year previous WHO initial discovered the bug.The new iOS twelve.1.4 update is currently out there on iPhones from 5s and later, iPad Air and later similarly as iPod bit sixth generation. All iOS users ought to install the protection update on their phone, as long as it fixes a significant privacy flaw within the FaceTime app from Apple. Apple later apologized for the software package defect and same it might roll out the bug fix before long. the corporate had conjointly disabled cluster FaceTime to stop anyone from misusing the flaw.                                                                                                                                                                               Apple has conjointly extended macOS ten.14.3 similarly since the bug was conjointly gift on FaceTime on macOS Mojave. Apple’s Continuity feature permits users to require FaceTime and regular audio calls on their iPhone on the waterproof similarly. There’s conjointly Associate in a Nursing update for the Shortcuts app on iOS from Apple.

The report on The Verge adds that Apple has determined to compensate Grant Thompson, the boy WHO discovered the bug. Apple has conjointly attributable him with the invention and told the news web site that they were compensating the Thompson family and “providing an extra gift to fund Grant Thompson’s tuition. The company has not disclosed the precise quantity it'll be paying to the family.  However, Apple’s policy of providing a bounty for the discovery of bugs is presently just for iOS and not macOS.The bug on FaceTime permits users to snoop or listen in to the opposite facet, while not the receiver being aware that they were loud to the opposite facet.

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