Apple Delays FaceTime Bug Fix
Apple says the FaceTime bug fix that was originally expected to launch this week would actually land sometime in the coming days.
A bug in FaceTime allowed pretty much anyone to spy on users even when they didn’t answer calls. The eavesdropping bug was rapidly acknowledged by Apple, who pulled Group FaceTime completely to prevent further exploits, promising a fix by the end of the week.
But in a statement for MacRumors, Apple now says that the fix is being tested internally, only that it won’t be released this week, with the target now being the next one.
“We have fixed the Group FaceTime security bug on Apple’s servers and we will issue a software update to re-enable the feature for users next week. We thank the Thompson family for r… (read more)