Zoom company has said in one of its security updates that such a bug was noticed during the auto update process for Mac operating system version 5.7.3 and earlier version 5.11.5.
During the Corona period, there was a tremendous increase in the popularity of the Zoom application because with the help of this application, office workers forced to sit at home were available for team meetings. Even now the popularity of this application has not decreased. Perhaps this is the reason why security related threats are also coming to the fore on this application. Zoom has recently fixed a very dangerous bug on the Apple Mac operating system.
Zoom company has said in one of its security updates that during the auto update process for Mac operating system version 5.7.3 and earlier version 5.11.5, a bug was noticed which is very dangerous for the meetings of Zoom clients. can be proved. Zoom had expressed concern over the issue and said that they have fixed the issue for version 5.11.
Earlier, a security researcher had also claimed that a hacker could gain access to the entire operating system after using the Mac operating system version of Zoom if he wanted. According to the report of the famous tech website The Verge, the details of this hack were released at an international conference with the help of a presentation by Patrick Wardle, a specialist in Mac security. He gave this presentation in the US city of Las Vegas last week.
Let us tell you that Zoom had fixed some bugs even before this but the most dangerous bug was still present in the Mac operating system which has now been fixed. This bug actually targets the user who installed the Zoom application. Significantly, any bug is such a mistake in any computer program that the programmer fails to fix and due to this the chances of the computer freezing or malfunctioning increase. Although it is not inserted intentionally.
At the same time, a virus is a software program that can spread from one computer to another and it is intentionally put by hackers to harm computers. Viruses can corrupt the data of any system and can even delete everything on the hard disk.