NY Governor and AG Launch Investigation Into FaceTime Bug

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Published on January 31, 2019 - Duration: 00:38s

NY Governor and AG Launch Investigation Into FaceTime Bug

Recent news reports say Apple was alerted to the problem over a week before it shared the news with the media.

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NY Governor and AG Launch Investigation Into FaceTime Bug

New York's attorney general and governor have announced an investigation into Apple's alleged slow response time and lack of warning to consumers concerning a recent FaceTime bug.

The  bug in question  let FaceTime users see and hear a call's recipient before the recipient actually answered or rejected the call.

In a press release, New York Attorney General Letitia James said, "This FaceTime breach is a serious threat to the security and privacy of the millions of New Yorkers who have put their trust in Apple." Citing  recent news reports , the press release says Apple was alerted to the problem "more than a week" before it publicly announced the bug.

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