Apple last week had to pull the plug for the FaceTime application new group call feature, after Tuesday, January 29, it became clear that the feature could be misused to intercept other users.
At the end of the day, Apple closed down Group FaceTime via their servers.
Then it resolved from the company that a software update, with bug fixes for both iOS and MacOS, would be released within the coming week.
The expected fix will, however, wait for it, in a subsequent official announcement from the company states that the crisis update will not come out one week later.
“We’ve solved the security issue in Group FaceTime via Apple’s servers and we’ll be launching a software update that will restore the feature in the next week,” the official announcement from the company said last week.
After Apple received much attention at the end of January, it became clear that Apple was already informed on their support page about the problem. Apple now states that it is now prepared to optimize the company’s process of receiving and addressing bug reports.
Following the interception scandal , Apple now meets legal requirements in both the United States and Canada, writes the macromors .