FaceTime for Mac Password Security Hole Revealed
A security hole in the FaceTime for Mac beta can be used to change a user's password for their iTunes account.A security hole has been found in FaceTime for Mac that allows someone with physical access to a user's computer to change that person's iTunes password without knowing the existing one. Apple launched a public beta for FaceTime for Mac Wednesday. The application allows Mac users to video call other Macs as well as iPhone 4 and iPod Touch users.
According to Macworld Germany, when a computer is set up for FaceTime, the associated IT password can be changed by someone without re-entering the original password. To do this, someone would need to go into the preferences for FaceTime and select the associated iTunes account.