Apple has warned of a glitch that makes it possible to eavesdrop on users of its iPhone and Mac devices. The problem is linked to the FaceTime feature, which is used for video calls. The company said a fix would be available in days.
Key words and phrases
fault in a computer programme
•A bug in the accounts system paid all the workers double their salaries.
•Dan’s phone has a bug. When he takes a photo, it sometimes makes a phone call!
secretly listen to someone’s conversation
•Catherine likes to eavesdrop on people’s conversations when she’s in cafes.
•The spy was caught eavesdropping on the secret government meeting.
correct a programme by inserting a fix
•Due to the seriousness of the programme error, we need to patch it ASAP.
•This update patches issues users have been having with the latest version.
[Cover: Getty Images]
Visit our website for more details and a quiz: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/course/newsreview/unit-8/session-75
Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams.
Please use English when you comment.
For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com