Security Expert On Zoom Zero-day Vulnerability

Video conferencing software Zoom is working on patching a zero-day vulnerability that was disclosed online earlier today in a blog post by cyber-security firm ACROS Security. The security firm said the zero-day impacts Zoom’s Windows client, but only when the clients are running on old Windows OS versions, such as Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 and earlier.

Timothy Chiu, Vice President of Marketing,  K2 Cyber Security
July 10, 2020
Unsupported code has the added problem that it’s unlikely a fix will be forthcoming.
This latest vulnerability is a good reminder that vulnerabilities can have dependencies on other applications and operating systems. It’s best security practice to make sure all the components, including the OS on a system, are up to date -- it’s not enough to have just the application up to date. What makes this case worse is that the OS (Windows 7) involved in this latest vulnerability is ....
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