Apple fixes FaceTime eavesdropping bug, will pay teen who found it

Apple fixed a FaceTime bug on Thursday that allowed people to eavesdrop and also said it will pay a 14-year-old high school student for reporting the problem.

The bug was related to Apple’s group FaceTime feature. It allowed a caller in a group call to hear audio from another person, whether or not that person accepted or rejected the call.

The bug affected iPhones, iPads and Macs. Apple released a fix for the problem Thursday, according to CNN Business. Users should install it immediately.

The fix came nine days after videos of the problem in action went viral on social media, CNN said. In some cases, the bug could also show live video of another person if they pressed a volume button to dismiss a FaceTime…

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