Episode 130: Zoom’s Bad Day with Jonathan Leitschuh


A short episode this week while we reshuffle the calendar a bit. Jonathan Leitschuh of Gradle made headlines when he disclosed the webserver that Zoom installed on every Mac where its software had run. He talks to Tom this week about what it was like to discover a bug of this magnitude and work with the Zoom team to resolve the issue.

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  • Jonathan Leitschuh, Software Engineer, Gradle

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Producer’s Note

This week’s episode was recorded last week, and while we wanted this out while news was still breaking, it was intended not to be a standalone episode. We regret the discombobulation, if you’ve experienced any.


Links & Notes

Zoom’s Zero Day: 4 Million Webcams

Wired: Zoom Will Fix the Flaw That Let Hackers Hijack Webcams

Wired: A Zoom Flaw Gives Hackers Easy Access to Your Webcam

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