Apple Finally Releases a Facetime fix You need to Download Now

If you hadn’t heard Apple, came out and confirmed that there was a security bug that was allowing people to watch and listen to people without their permission via Facetime. As you can imagine this was a huge problem. We often think of phones as our private santuary for conversations that can range anywhere from business calls to catching up with friends. The implications of someone being able to listen in on private conversations could be huge for alot of people. 

In a statement obtained by Business Insider, Apple confirmed the update and said it also conducted a “thorough security audit of the FaceTime service and made additional updates to both the FaceTime app and server to improve security.”

How to Update Your Iphone

iPhone users can now download the new software update, labeled iOS 12.1.4, by going to their iPhone Settings, then General and then Software Update. Choose Download and Install and your iphone will prompt you on the next steps. Your phone must have at least 50% battery life or be plugged into the an electric source. 

 

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