iPhone Facetime Scam Alert

 

iPhone Facetime Scam Alert | Is FaceTime Private?

 

There is quite a lot of confusion about the increasing reports of a bug in the iPhone, and some Macs, software which allows others to eavesdrop through your device without you knowing. 9to5Mac first identified this glitch. Apple’s immediate response that a new software release would fix the issue later this week, however, they have now disabled Group Facetime as an interim fix. iPhone users DO not need to disable facetime to stay safe.
 
APPLE HAVE DISABLED GROUP FACETIME WHICH IS A TEMPORARY FIX UNTIL A SOFTWARE UPDATE IS AVAILABLE. FACETIME IS SAFE
 

Tips and Advice

 

  • How long has this problem been out there? – That is unclear at the moment, but conspiracy theorists are having a field day!
  • Still worried? – You can go to your IOS settings and disable Facetime if you want to secure your device further.
  • Read more – Here is the original article, click here
  • Contact – your bank or credit card company if you are worried about your out financial details
  • ID Protection –  If you’re concerned about identity fraud and would like to protect your identity contact CIFAS
  • Still Unsure? – Join Reassura 0800 888 6400, and one of our fraud advisor’s will help you to stay safe
  • To report a fraud – and receive a police crime reference number call Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040 or use their online fraud reporting tool.

 

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