iOS 12.1.4 Patches Major FaceTime Security Flaw

ios 12.1.4 software update

iOS 12.1.4 Software Update.

iOS 12.1.4 is the latest software update available for iPhones and iPads and it a must perform upgrade, especially if your device is running iOS 12.1 or later. iOS 12.1, iOS 12.1.1, iOS 12.1.2 and iOS 12.1.3 are all versions that include a major vulnerability in the FaceTime app. Basically, anyone of your contact is able to spy you audio or video using your iPhone’s microphone or camera, while performing a simple Group FaceTime call in a specific sequence.

This security issue is, in our opinion, the biggest fault that ever slipped past Apple’s testers in the history of iOS! The privacy of millions of iPhone and iPad users. So, if you haven’t embraced iOS 12.1.4 yet, make sure that you don’t waste anymore time. The update is available over-the-air and can be immediately performed via the Settings app. All that you have to do is browse for Settings -> General -> Software Update and hit the Download and Install button.

iOS 12.1.4 Release Notes
Apple informs that this update comes with “important security updates and is recommended for all users.” The package is under 100 MB and promises to eliminate the FaceTime spying vulnerability.
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Update: Although not mentioned in the release notes, iOS 12.1.4 comes with a hidden tweak. You can now easily manage your iTunes subscriptions, by tapping on the profile icon, available in the top-right corner of the App Store home page. Select the “Manage Subscriptions” label and you’ll able to track down all your recurring memberships.
Fact: Until now you had to browse the Settings app for iTunes & App Store -> Apple ID -> View Apple ID -> Subscriptions in order to be able to tweak your memberships!

Related: You might also want to find out about all updates introduced by iOS 12.1!