Apple Disables the Apple Watch Walkie Talkie App Due to Eavesdropping Vulnerability

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Apple has temporarily disabled the Walkie Talkie app on the Apple Watch because of a vulnerability that could allow eavesdropping on users.

It appears Apple has made good on its promise to improve its bug reporting process.

I wouldn’t be convinced this proves that. Apple could have just as well asked the party reporting (through whatever channels, could have been a dev) to also submit through this new system, so they can use it for marketing purposes—just like they’re now doing. In order to actually gauge the efficiency of their new reporting system, we’d have to learn who reported the bug, under which circumstances, etc.