Zoom Zero Day: 4+ Million Webcams & maybe an RCE? Just get them to visit your website! (InfoSec Write-Ups)

InfoSec Write-Ups: Zoom Zero Day: 4+ Million Webcams & maybe an RCE? Just get them to visit your website!. “A vulnerability in the Mac Zoom Client allows any malicious website to enable your camera without your permission. The flaw potentially exposes up to 750,000 companies around the world that use Zoom to conduct day-to-day business.”

CNET: Best FaceTime alternatives for video calls

CNET: Best FaceTime alternatives for video calls. “An embarrassing bug that compromised the privacy of FaceTime calls on iOS and Mac has surprised many Apple users. The problem occurred when you tried to place a call, but before the call connected, you could hear the audio of the person on the other end. Apple took over a week to respond to the flaw, which has prompted an investigation from the New York attorney general’s office. If you’re in need of a video call app replacement for FaceTime or simply want to try another option, these are the apps to start with.”

Mashable: FaceTime bug lets you see and hear the person you call, even if they don’t answer

Mashable: FaceTime bug lets you see and hear the person you call, even if they don’t answer. “A major bug has been discovered in iOS that lets a caller hear and see a person on the other end of a FaceTime call before the call has been answered. That’s right, this massive security screwup means you can take a digital peek into another person’s life — completely without their knowledge.”

Facebook unveils its new smart video calling hardware: Portal and Portal+ (BetaNews)

BetaNews: Facebook unveils its new smart video calling hardware: Portal and Portal+. “Still reeling from a security breach that affected up to 90 million users, Facebook has announced two new pieces of hardware designed to make video chat easier and more immersive than ever. Portal and Portal+ are 10- and 15-inch smart displays complete with integrated cameras and packed with AI. But even Facebook acknowledges there are privacy concerns.”