Zoom RCE vulnerability also affects RingCentral and Zhumu

UPDATE: Apple has sent out a silent security update to Macs to remove software that was automatically installed by RingCentral and Zhumu.
(https://www.theverge.com/2019/7/16/20696529/apple-mac-silent-update-zoom-ringcentral-zhumu-vulnerabilty-patched)


I’ve already written something about Zoom vulnerabilities (CVE-2019-13576, CVE-2019-13586) in my WeeklyRoundup, but today the security researcher Karan Lyons, has published a new video confirming that the same RCE flaw is exploitable also in RingCentral and Zhumu (a chinese rebrand of Zoom) for macOS users.

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Glenn Greenwald: Why privacy matters

This TED Talk by Glenn Greenwald is really inspiring.

Glenn Greenwald was one of the first reporters to see the Edward Snowden files, with their revelations about the United States’ extensive surveillance of private citizens.

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