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Apple to pay cash bounty, tuition to teen who discovered its FaceTime eavesdropping bug

[2019-02-08 15:36:53]

Apple Inc. on Thursday rolled out a security update that fixes the FaceTime eavesdropping bug, and promised to pay a cash bounty to the 14-year-old Arizona boy who first discovered it. The bug allowed FaceTime callers to force another iPhone to pick up the call in the background, and in some cases, even see live video from the other phone without that person’s consent. In its weeklong investigation into the bug, Apple said engineers had discovered a second bug affecting the iPhone’s Live…

Apple to pay cash bounty, tuition to teen who discovered its FaceTime eavesdropping bug


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