Apple gives education grant to USA teen for FaceTime bug find

Apple gives education grant to USA teen for FaceTime bug find

Apple seems to limit the spread of older firmware on its iOS devices in an attempt to keep iPhone and iPad users secure.

Today, Apple has released iOS 12.1.4 and a macOS Mojave 10.14.3 Supplemental Update that fixes this FaceTime bug.

At the end of January, videos started circulating on social media about a serious bug in iOS and macOS that allowed users to initiate a Group FaceTime call and listen in on those they were calling without that person answering the call or even knowing that their microphone was activated. Cupertino blames the problem on "a logic issue.in the handling of Group FaceTime calls".

After you've installed the update, you can feel safe re-enabling FaceTime on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac.

Apple credited Thompson for discovering the FaceTime bug as part of its software update, almost a week after thanking him for reporting the bug in the first place.

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In a recent interview with CNBC, Grant and Michele Thompson revealed that an Apple executive (they wouldn't reveal who) flew out to meet with them both after the news broke about the FaceTime bug.

Following the release of these patches, the system status page on Apple's website has also been updated to reflect the situation.

Apple has been criticized for the delay in responding and has promised to improve procedures. Apple has also credited him with the discovery, and told the news website that they were compensating the Thompson family and "providing an additional gift to fund Grant Thompson's tuition".

Alternatively, if you have Automatic Updates enabled (you can find this setting in Settings General Software Update), then you can just wait for it to automatically download and install.

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