How a teen 'stumbled upon' Apple's FaceTime bug

Grant Thompson was trying to get some friends together to play video games one Saturday when he discovered an alarming glitch in Apple's popular FaceTime application.
0:59 | 01/30/19

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We're now hearing from the teenager who uncovered the now infamous privacy fall with iphones. Apple says the face time glitch allowed you to hear the person you're calling before think picked up. Fourteen year old grant Thompson noticed the problem last week when he was chatting with his friends. He and his mother reach out to apple to alert the company but his mom says eating get much of a response. I rented. My probably a month before it is rooted ugly apple bug bounty program and I asked my mom. I just say hey is there way we can report this apple is the Wii Fit eventually error Laurie. A week and a half fare a week or so. Passes where she kept trying to contact apple kept trying to report isn't just a huge hassle until the media found out. Bloomberg reports the first lawsuit connected to the glitch has now been filed by a Houston attorney who says someone views the flock to listen to sworn testimony. Apple says it will issue a fix for the problem this week.

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