Your Mac could be hijacked through major security flaw in Zoom conferencing app

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    Your Mac could be hijacked through major security flaw in Zoom conferencing app
    A security flaw in Zoom's Mac app lets websites join you to video calls without your permission
    July 8, 2019

    https://www.cnet.com/news/your-mac-...major-security-flaw-in-zoom-conferencing-app/
     
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    Zoom will remove server behind Mac webcam security hole
    A patch will address the potential for snooping and flooding attacks
    July 9, 2019
    https://www.engadget.com/2019/07/09/zoom-will-remove-server-behind-mac-security-hole/
    Zoom: Response to Video-On Concern
     
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    Apple rolls out silent update to remove Zoom web server from Macs
    Apple took a proactive approach to protect Mac users
    July 10, 2019
    https://www.imore.com/apple-rolls-out-silent-update-remove-zoom-web-server-macs
     
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    Apple pushes second silent macOS update as it battles Zoom webcam hijack vulnerability
    July 16, 2019
    https://9to5mac.com/2019/07/16/ringcentral-and-zhumu-macos-update/
     
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