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Confirmed: Zoom Security Flaw Exposes Webcam Hijack Risk, Change Settings Now
If you're one of the millions of Zoom video-conferencing users and have the app installed on a Mac, then you're being advised to check your settings to ensure you have the video camera disabled by default—the tickbox is "turn off my video when joining a meeting," and can be found in the video section of the settings.
New Zoom Security Warning: Your Video Calls At Risk From Hackers—Here’s What You Do
his is the thinking behind the latest report from the cyber security research team at Check Point, disclosing a vulnerability in the software behind video conferencing platform Zoom, one that has been fixed but which left its vast user base open to unwanted guests.
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PayPal Holdings, Inc. is an American company operating a worldwide online payments system that supports online money transfers and serves as an electronic alternative to traditional paper methods like cheques and money orders. The company operates as a payment processor for online vendors, auction sites, and other commercial users, for which it charges a fee in exchange for benefits such as one-click transactions and password memory.
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