Why Mac Users Should Uninstall the Zoom App Right Now

A rookie mistake in Zoom’s Mac installer led to a massive security hole, letting hackers do pretty much anything to your computer.

Zoom has a history of security and trust screwups, from installing secret web servers on your computer to lying about its number of daily active users. Now, Mac security researcher Patrick Wardle has discovered a flaw in the installer that leaves you open to exploitation. Given its track record, it seems likely that Zoom might have similar problems in the future, so how should you protect yourself?