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Apple quietly removes hidden Zoom server from Mac

Apple has quietly released an update for Mac users that removes a hidden web server in Zoom that allowed websites to automatically add users to video call without consent.

ANI | California | Updated: 11-07-2019 22:10 IST | Created: 11-07-2019 22:10 IST
Apple quietly removes hidden Zoom server from Mac
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Apple has quietly released an update for Mac users that removes a hidden web server in Zoom that allowed websites to automatically add users to video call without consent.

According to TechCrunch, the video conferencing app Zoom came under fire after a public vulnerability disclosure. The dubious web server remained installed even if the user uninstalled Zoom.

Zoom has also released a fixed app version. Meanwhile, Apple said that its update is aimed at ensuring user privacy without affecting the functionality of the Zoom app. (ANI)

Also Read: US STOCKS-Wall St dragged down by Apple; hopes of sharp rate cut fade


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