Firmware should be out in days.
Apple started to test emergency update iOS 12.1.4, preparing it for launch. This was indicated by the statistics of some of the sites to which observed transitions with iPhone and iPad running iOS 12.1.4. It is expected that iOS 12.1.4 will be released before the end of the week.
iOS 12.1.4 will be an extra update for Apple mobile devices. The firmware needs to be fixed the notorious bug with a tap on FaceTime. Other changes in iOS 12.1.4 is not expected.
Monday, January 28, it became known that the group calls on FaceTime contains critical bug. The problem with FaceTime is enabled by making a normal call listen to iPhone and iPad users. The victim could not know about the bug on the attacked devices had not been any noticeable or suspicious changes. As soon as Apple learned about a dangerous bug that a function call from the group was disabled. Now it is available for use worldwide.
Earlier it emerged that one female iPhone user has notified Apple about this issue a week before the mass detection. The woman told about the bug to Apple in various ways, but was not heard by the staff team.