ICANN’s conferencing software has been struck with webcam security bug

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  1. Prashant Sharan

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    ICANN can’t catch a break when it comes to remote participation security, it seems.

    Having just recently made the community-wide switch away from Adobe Connect to Zoom, partly for security reasons, now Zoom has been hit by what many consider to be a critical zero-day vulnerability.

    Zoom (which, irrelevantly, uses a .us domain) pushed out an emergency patch for the vulnerability yesterday, which would have allowed malicious web sites to automatically turn on visitors’ webcams without their consent.

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