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Topic: Zoom

NYC schools pull the plug on Zoom following FBI warning

04/06/2020, 11:04 am

Despite efforts to ramp up security measures, video conferencing software provider Zoom is finding itself banned from education departments and major corporations like SpaceX.


Zoom security, iPad Pro 2020, Apple acquires Dark Sky & more on the AppleInsider Podcast

04/03/2020, 07:04 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Andrew details how the 2020 iPad Pro compares to previous models, we explore Zoom's many privacy issues and its shady install process, Apple buys the Dark Sky weather app and what it all means, and we debate Apple Sherlocking third-party apps.


Zoom updates macOS installer to remove malware-like exploits

04/02/2020, 03:04 pm

Video conferencing app Zoom has updated its macOS installer, removing the installation process that was described as "shady" that it had recently been criticized for.


Zoom freezing development to fix security & privacy flaws

04/02/2020, 08:04 am

Popular video conferencing app Zoom has come under fire for numerous security flaws in the last few days, and has now issued a public apology plus a plan of action for resolving the issues.


Two more macOS Zoom flaws surface, as lawsuit & government probe loom

04/01/2020, 11:04 am

As New York launches a probe and a class action lawsuit is levied against video conferencing app Zoom, a security researcher has discovered two vulnerabilities in its macOS client.


Zoom macOS install 'shady,' plus video chats aren't end-to-end encrypted

03/31/2020, 09:03 am

Video conferencing service Zoom reportedly installs itself on Macs by working around Apple's regular security, and also promotes that it has end-to-end encryption, but demonstrably does not.


Zoom iOS update removes 'feature' that sent user data to Facebook

03/27/2020, 09:03 pm

Video conferencing service Zoom on Friday issued an update for its iOS app, removing an SDK that sent users' data to Facebook without their express consent.


Zoom for iOS shares data with Facebook even if users don't have an account

03/26/2020, 05:03 pm

Zoom's iOS app is sending off analytics data to Facebook without warning, even if users don't have a Facebook account.


RIP Macbook, Zoom runs afoul of Apple & more on the AppleInsider Podcast

07/12/2019, 09:07 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, William and Victor talk about the changes in the MacBook line, Victor explains what happens when you try and defeat Safari security, and William likes the TV App finally.


Apple removes Zoom web server in stealth Mac update

07/10/2019, 06:07 pm

Apple on Wednesday pushed out an automatic update for Mac users that removes a local host server created by video conferencing app Zoom, protecting users against the threat of unwanted webcam access.


Zoom to patch flaw that enabled access to Mac webcams

07/09/2019, 06:07 pm

Following the disclosure -- and wide media coverage -- of a zero-day flaw in video conferencing service Zoom's Mac client that enables easy access to a user's camera feed, the company on Tuesday reversed course and said it plans to issue a fix for the vulnerability.


Flaw in Zoom's Mac client allows websites to turn on user cameras without permission

07/08/2019, 10:07 pm

A security researcher on Monday revealed a zero-day flaw -- and the questionable use of a local host server -- in the Mac client of popular video conferencing service Zoom that allows websites to force a user into a call with their camera enabled.