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Apple Watch eavesdropping vulnerability forces Apple to disable Walkie-Talkie app

betanews Thursday, 11 July 2019 ()
Apple has disabled the Walkie-Talkie app for Apple Watch after a vulnerability that potentially allows for eavesdropping on iPhone conversations emerged. The company says that it is not aware of any incidents of the vulnerability being exploited, and it has not shared any details of the security issue. Apple's short-term solution is to simply disable the app while it works on a fix. See also: Apple and Zoom push out updates to remove potentially privacy-invading web server Apple updates MacBook Pro and MacBook Air -- hardware bumped, prices dropped Apple ditching the wonderful MacBook butterfly keyboard is a huge mistake… [Continue Reading]
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the company says it has deactivated its walkie-talkie feature.

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