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A FaceTime Bug Lets People Eavesdrop Without You Answering the Call


Social media is alight after a jaw-dropping flaw was discovered with Apple’s FaceTime software that allows users to listen on others without them even answering the call, according to 9to5Mac. 

The bug is pretty simple to replicate, someone simply needs to dial another user, and while on the call screen, swipe up and add themselves via the “Add Person” screen before the call is answered. FaceTime is then tricked into believing that a Group FaceTime conference call is occurring, and transmits audio from the recipients phone without them ever accepting or rejecting the call. 

Several users have been able to replicate the glitch and shared their results on social media.