NEW YORK, February 7. /TASS/. American Corporation Apple released on Thursday an update for its mobile operating system iOS 12, which fixes a bug in the app for audio and video calls FaceTime, which allowed a third person to overhear someone else’s conversation.

As they say in the message published on the website of the company, the 12.1.4 update, including fixes for two bugs in the app FaceTime. One relates to group calls. It was also separately released updates for the operating system macOS, which fixes a similar bug on Mac.

Install the update by activating the appropriate option in the settings section. As noted in the description of Apple, this iOS version 12 includes a “important security updates” or recommended for installation by all users.

Earlier it was reported that Apple users have discovered a bug in FaceTime, which allows you to see or hear the callee before the call is answered. This error was associated with the group video calling feature that the company introduced at the end of October last year. After Apple became aware of the problem, it has temporarily disabled this function in FaceTime.

Subsequently, the company issued a statement in which he thanked users first reported the bug in FaceTime, and apologized to everyone affected by this problem. As noted in the Apple, as soon as she became aware of the mistake, she immediately decided to turn off group calls to FaceTime and began searching for a solution to the problem. While it is still unknown how much time passed before the indicated error in the FaceTime was discovered, and how long the application remains vulnerable.

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