Zoom Surrenders: Removes Ability For Hackers To Remotely Turn On Your Webcam

Zoom just released a software update that removes an open web server that it used to install on Mac users’ computers. The web server was open to malicious attacks which could enable hackers to remotely turn on your webcam and record you in your home or office.

“We are discontinuing the use of a local web server on Mac devices,” Zoom’s release notes for the new version of the software, released today, say. “Following the update, the local web server will be completely removed from the Zoom installation.”

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