Apple Fixes Facetime Bug And Apologizes

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Apple says FaceTime will be safe to use again next week.

The company issued a statement Friday saying a software update that patches a security flaw in the app will be rolled out next week.

That comes after experts urged all iPhone users to disable FaceTime on their phones earlier this week.

The bug allowed callers using the software’s group-calling feature to access recipients’ microphones and cameras without them picking up the call.

It was reported by a family and flagged Monday by Apple news web site nine-to-five mac.

Apple quickly disabled the group-calling functionality on its servers after confirming the bug.

That feature will be re-enabled with the coming software update. 

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