Grant Thompson, 14, has recently discovered a bug on iPhone devices that allows others to access the microphone and camera before the person calls. Apple has already frozen the group video feature.
This is the recently discovered Facetime error detected by the adult after an accident. In particular, in a conversation with a friend he invited a third person to realize that his friend's microphone was active even though the phone did not confirm the call.
CNN has written that some users can also activate the camera on the phone that was invited to the conversation. Grant said, "When we verified several times that it was a real mistake, I informed my mother." A 14-year-old group likes technology and phones and hopes Apple will respond. From 2016, the American company offers 175,000 euros to a person who finds a bug on their products.
However, the price is complicated, Apple said in a press release, that there are special channels for error reporting and pricing, but they also recognize that ordinary people do not know about these channels. Thompson told the US media he will be happy with the new MacBook Pro, iPhona X and airPods with a reward for a sincere mistake.
The bug works on iPhones and iPads running iOS 12.1 and on Apple computers running the Mojave operating system. Apple needed a week after publicly finding a mistake that the group chat option was frozen and reported: "We are aware of the errors and we have found a solution that will be available later this week through software updates."