Apple updates Mac to fix faulty video conferencing app

San Francisco To fix a faulty feature on video conferencing app Zoom, Apple has released a silent update for Mac users.

To fix the vulnerability that was letting websites automatically add users to a video call without their permission, Apple’s update would now prompt users asking them if they want to open the app.

According to Apple, the automatically-deployed update removes the hidden web server, which Zoom quietly installed on users’ Macs when they installed the app, TechCrunch reported on Wednesday. […]