We have been hearing a lot about the FaceTime Bug over the last week and now Apple has release iOS 12.1.4 to fix the issue.
The bug allowed for someone to listen into your audio before you were connected on a Group FaceTime call.
The update also fixes another vulnerability relating to Live Photos in FaceTime, you can see a statment that Apple gave to MacRumors below.
Today’s software update fixes the security bug in Group FaceTime. We again apologize to our customers and we thank them for their patience. In addition to addressing the bug that was reported, our team conducted a thorough security audit of the FaceTime service and made additional updates to both the FaceTime app and server to improve security. This includes a previously unidentified vulnerability in the Live Photos feature of FaceTime. To protect customers who have not yet upgraded to the latest software, we have updated our servers to block the Live Photos feature of FaceTime for older versions of iOS and macOS.”
The new iOS 12.1.4 software update is now available to download for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, you can download the update by going to Settings > General > Software update on your device.Filed Under: Apple, Apple iPad, Apple iPhone