Apple Watch eavesdropping vulnerability forces Apple to disable Walkie-Talkie (page 2)

The Apple Watch Walkie-Talkie app has been disabled after Apple found a vulnerability that could let people listen in on other iPhones, the company tells TechCrunch. Apple isn’t aware of the vulnerability having been used, and hasn’t provided any details of how it works beyond saying that “specific conditions and sequences of events are required to exploit it.” Here’s Apple’s statement to TechCrunch: 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. Although we are not aware of any use of the vulnerability against a customer and... Continue reading…

Apple disables key Apple Watch feature due to eavesdropping concerns

A bug in the Walkie-Talkie app could let others listen in on you. Apple has announced that is has disabled the Walkie-Talkie app on the Apple Watch for all users due to a bug that could let ...

Thu 11 Jul 19 from Fastcompany Tech

Apple Watch just lost Walkie Talkie app thanks to potential eavesdropping problem

Apple has temporarily turned off Walkie Talkie after it discovered a vulnerability in the feature.

Thu 11 Jul 19 from Techradar

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