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Zoom macOS install 'shady,' plus video chats aren't end-to-end encrypted

Added 03-31-20 09:11:02am EST - “Video conferencing service Zoom reportedly installs itself on Macs by working around Apple's regular security, and also promotes that it has end-to-end encryption, but demonstrably does not.” - Appleinsider.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Appleinsider.com: “Zoom macOS install 'shady,' plus video chats aren't end-to-end encrypted”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Ever wondered how the @zoom_us macOS installer does it's job without you ever clicking install? Turns out they (ab)use preinstallation scripts, manually unpack the app using a bundled 7zip and install it to /Applications if the current user is in the admin group (no root needed). pic.twitter.com/qgQ1XdU11M

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