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University Technology offers guidance on news of bug in the Group FaceTime app

News broke last week of a bug in the Group FaceTime app that allows anyone with an iPhone or iPad to eavesdrop on other users without their knowledge. Apple has disabled the app and stated it is working on a fix to be implemented via a software update later this week.

In the meantime, for further security, FaceTime users can optionally disable the app on their own devices by navigating to Settings > FaceTime and toggling the FaceTime button to the off position.

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