Zoom has also released a fixed app version. (Photo: AFP)
Zoom has also released a fixed app version. (Photo: AFP)

Apple quietly removes hidden Zoom server from Mac

  • The dubious web server remained installed even if the user uninstalled Zoom
  • Apple said that its update is aimed at ensuring user privacy

California: 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.

This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text.

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