Grant Thompson and his mother, Michele, look at an iPhone in the family's kitchen in Tucson, Arizona, on Thursday. Grant, 14, discovered the FaceTime bug that allowed eavesdropping. Photo: AP

Apple says it has fixed bug that allowed eavesdropping on FaceTime

  • The flaw allowed users to listen in on an iPhone being called using FaceTime
  • The bug was discovered by a 14-year-old boy from Arizona
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Grant Thompson and his mother, Michele, look at an iPhone in the family's kitchen in Tucson, Arizona, on Thursday. Grant, 14, discovered the FaceTime bug that allowed eavesdropping. Photo: AP
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Apple’s FaceTime seen in the settings section of an iPhone’s operating system. Photo: Alamy

Apple rushes to fix FaceTime bug that let users eavesdrop on others

  • Users could listen in on people they were calling when they did not pick up and also allowed callers to see the person they were trying to reach
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Apple’s FaceTime seen in the settings section of an iPhone’s operating system. Photo: Alamy
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