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14-year-old warned Apple about Facetime bug for an entire week

[2019-01-29 21:24:55]

An Arizona teen and his mom repeatedly warned Apple about a glitch — which allowed Facebook users to spy on each other — for more than a week before the company finally yanked the software, according to a report Tuesday. Michele Thompson and her 14-year-old son, Grant, discovered the privacy-invading bug in FaceTime video-chat software...

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