A few days ago, a fatal security breach was discovered with Group FaceTime feature, and Apple had to disable the Group FaceTime feature while working on a solution. The company has now apologized for the inconvenience and has promised to provide the corrected functionality again next week.
In this statement, Apple claims to have solved the problem on the server side. Next week, the company will launch a software update to reactivate the FaceTime group.
The statement also thanks to the Thompson family for reporting the error. Here is the complete condition
We have fixed the Group FaceTime security bug on Apple’s servers and we will issue a software update to re-enable the feature for users next week. We thank the Thompson family for reporting the bug. We sincerely apologize to our customers who were affected and all who were concerned about this security issue. We appreciate everyone’s patience as we complete this process.
We want to assure our customers that as soon as our engineering team became aware of the details necessary to reproduce the bug, they quickly disabled Group FaceTime and began work on the fix. We are committed to improving the process by which we receive and escalate these reports, in order to get them to the right people as fast as possible. We take the security of our products extremely seriously and we are committed to continuing to earn the trust Apple customers place in us.