Major iPhone FaceTime Bug Lets You Eavesdrop on Any iPhone User

Apple demonstrates Group Facetime at WWDC 2018

We managed to demonstrate the bug in the CNET offices during a regular FaceTime call. MacRumors was also able to get the bug to appear on a Mac, so it appears the glitch does not just affect Apple's iPhone.

A newly discovered FaceTime bug enables callers to listen into the recipient's audio before they answer the phone, according to iPhone users who have been impacted by it. This will cause the microphone of the person you are calling to turn on and allow the caller to listen to what is happening in the room.

9to5Mac also found that if the person presses the Power button from the lock screen, their video is also sent to the caller, completely unbeknown to them.

Craig Federighi, Apple's senior vice president of Software Engineering, speaks about group FaceTime during an announcement of new products at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference, June 4, 2018, in San Jose, Calif.

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iTnews confirmed that it is possible to both see and hear the other party before the call is answered and the phone is ringing at the other end using two iPhones running the latest iOS 12 operating system. It's unclear how long Apple has been aware of the bug and if the company had plans to disclose it prior 9to5Mac posting about the flaw.

In a statement to Buzzfeed, Apple said it had already identified a fix for the issue and would be rolling out a software update later this week.

In order to deactivate FaceTime on your iOS device, navigate to "Settings, ' then tap on 'FaceTime" and select 'Off'. In the meantime, you'll probably want to disable FaceTime and maybe sleep with your iPhone outside the bedroom for a bit.

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