Apple has released security updates for iOS and macOS that fix a severe bug in FaceTime that allowed callers to listen in, and potentially view, the people they were calling without the call being answered.
Apple has also recognized Grant Thompson, the 14 year old teenager who originally discovered the Group FaceTime bug and tried to report the bug to Apple. The arrival of the new version of iOS comes just two days after a pair of congressmen sent a letter (which you can read here) to CEO Tim Cook that included a list of questions they'd like him to answer in the wake of the bug. Apple plans to contribute to Thompson's college fund in addition to paying a bounty to him and his family for reporting the bug.
Apple has finally pushed out a software update that offers a permanent fix for that embarrassing FaceTime bug that was disclosed nearly two weeks ago and which resulted in an unwelcome barrage of negative publicity for a tech giant that's made privacy a centerpiece of its corporate brand. Apple was quick to disable the Group FaceTime issue within hours after it was widely publicised.
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NZ vs Ind 2nd T20: Hosts win toss and opt to bat Opener Tim Seifert took the Indian bowlers to cleaners with a 43-ball 84 and visitors must have a plan to contain him on Friday. Captain Kane Williamson , experienced Ross Taylor and Colin de Grandhomme could turn out as other run-getters for the hosts.
Orioles Hall Of Famer Frank Robinson Dies At 83 His 1961 Reds team lost the Series to the Yankees in five games while his 1969 Orioles lost that World Series to the Miracle Mets. In the six years Robinson spent as an Oriole, the team went to the World Series four times, winning twice in 1966 and 1970.
LG G8 ThinQ camera tech revealed: set to rival the iPhone XS The takeaway here is that this REAL3 image sensor provides a "secure verification system without sacrificing camera capabilities". This technology isn't new, as some cameras from the likes Huawei, OPPO, Vivo, and Xiaomi have all put ToF sensors on their backs.
The combined company will be based in Charlotte, North Carolina, its board and management evenly split between BB&T and SunTrust. The two banks have hundreds of branches within two miles of each other, but they serve different segments of the market.
Clarkson is directing the pilot of the prequel from Kingsman: The Secret Service and Kick-Ass writer Jane Goldman . Weiss, the new season is comprised of only six, longer episodes instead of the traditional eight.
While the RAM and storage remain the same as the 2018 model, the G7 Plus does reduce its battery capacity to 3000mAh from 3200mAh. One of the trade-offs you'll have to make with the G7 Power is that it features a single-lens 12-megapixel camera on the back.
He had from the same injury and was forced to sit for much of his rookie season past year , appearing in just 14 games. Altogether, this is a worthy, intelligent gamble by Orlando that could inject some energy into their organization.
Ireland hang onto second place in the World Rugby Rankings and England move up to third. "They've been consistently good". Joe Schmidt, Ireland head coach: "I don't think for a moment that it's going to be boring".
Aldridge was drafted by LeBron James on Thursday, and 18th overall among the pool of National Basketball Association all-stars. Antetokounmpo drafted Ben Simmons , much to James' dismay, but they agreed to work out a trade after the draft was complete.
Legislation in the state of NY permits vaccine exemptions for individuals who have religious beliefs against immunization. The mainstream of those infected are children, who have not been vaccinated against the disease, executives said.
American Media Inc (AMI), the owner of the National Enquirer , did not immediately return a request for comment. In January, Bezos and his wife MacKenzie had announced that they were getting divorced .
However, both Smith and Warner ended up sustaining elbow injuries towards the end of their ban periods and needed surgery. Warner, who is also battling an elbow niggle, will likely resume through IPL cricket in his push for the World Cup.
The Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board has handed embattled trainer Darren Weir a four-year disqualification. RV legal counsel Jeff Gleeson, QC, said three devices were uncovered in a property owned by Weir at Miners Rest.
Whitaker refuses to testify unless Dems drop subpoena threat
He asked Whitaker to consult with the White House ahead of the hearing and tell the committee whether he would invoke privilege. The hearing will be the committee's first major oversight hearing looking at the Justice Department of this Congress.
Super Bowl parade a painful event for Rob Gronkowski
Here's a look at some of the biggest Super Bowl concerts, lounges, pop-ups, and parties that took over Atlanta's downtown core. Next thing you know, I move back a little, and I'm just chilling, looking, and then, 'Pop!' You see that?
Historic candidacy of princess upends tradition in Thailand
Ubolratana is known for her "To Be Number One" anti-drugs program as well as starring in several soap operas and movies. In general, like most of the royal family, she publicly kept herself aloof from Thailand's recent political turmoil.
British racing cancelled because of flu
Whilst the infected horses had not been racing this week, McCain has had runners at Wolverhampton, Ayr and Ludlow. The BHA have responded to public concerns by providing a Q&A on equine influenza, which can be read here.
Whoopi Goldberg weighs in on Liam Neeson race row
What color were they? A number of people took to Twitter to make it clear they want Neeson removed from Men in Black. All of this comes after an interview with The Independent during his press tour for the action-drama Cold Pursuit .
Bangtan Boys to Present Award at Grammys
That means their achievement came in eligibility for the 2018 ceremony - putting them out of the running for the 2019 awards. Vincent's Masseduction , Mitski's Be the Cowboy , The Chairman's The Offering , and Foxhole's Well Kept Thing .
President Trump speaks at National Prayer Breakfast
He devoted much of his speech instead to other issues important to conservative Christians, from religious liberty to abortion. The president noted that on Saturday, Brunson would walk his daughter down the aisle for her wedding.
Spieth trending in ‘right direction’ ahead of Pebble Beach
Australian contingent: Day, Scott, Cam Davis, Matt Jones, Aaron Baddeley, Rod Pampling, John Senden, Curtis Luck and Ryan Ruffels. His round included a birdie on the par-three ninth, his 18th hole of the day, to leave him alongside Gay on seven under.
Williams to present new livery for 2019 on Monday
Get the dedicated Sky Sports F1 channel - the exclusive home of all live F1 next season - for £18 a month in HD with no contract. Steiner added: "I have confidence again we have got a solid vehicle and I don't see anything bad coming for us". "We can try.
Raptors finalizing trade with Grizzlies for Marc Gasol
Basically, it remains to be seen both where Big Spain fits in with the Raptors and how his offensive skills will be utilized. According to reports, the Grizzlies will send multi-time All-Star big man Marc Gasol to the Toronto Raptors .