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Apple quietly removes hidden Zoom server from Mac

ANI
Published : Jul 12, 2019, 7:46 am IST
Updated : Jul 12, 2019, 7:46 am IST

The video conferencing app Zoom came under fire after a public vulnerability disclosure.

Zoom has also released a fixed app version.
 Zoom has also released a fixed app version.

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.

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