Use this app? It is vulnerable and may expose iPhone conversations! Apple rushes to disable it
The talk app of Apple will not function until the bug in its functioning will be fixed, but will be installed on the devices.
iPhone maker, Apple Inc has disabled its Walkie Talkie app on Apple Watch after discovering a vulnerability that could have allowed a person to listen to other users` iPhones without their consent.
"We were just made aware of a vulnerability related to the Walkie Talkie app on the Apple Watch and have disabled the function as we quickly fix the issue. We apologize to our customers for the inconvenience and will restore the functionality as soon as possible," the company said in a statement to the TechCrunch today.
The talk app of Apple will not function until the bug in its functioning will be fixed, but will be installed on the devices. The Walkie Talkie app was added to Apple Watch with the release of watchOS 5.
The app on Apple Watch works as a real walkie talkie device which allows two users who have accepted an invite from one another to receive audio chats via a "push to talk" option and have a conversation by just a click.
The iPhone maker similarly disabled Group FaceTime for a short period of time while it was fixing a vulnerability. Group Facetime app allows users to to group video-chat with multiple peoples at one time.