Zoom Is Safer Now, Thanks to Hackers

When hacking shows its good side.

It’s what you never want to hear: An important service, used by millions, has a critical vulnerability.

In a story that broke this week, the service in question was Zoom. The vulnerability, had it been exploited, would have allowed bad actors to run whatever code they wanted on a user’s machine.

In this case, though, the story has a happy ending.

Often when you hear about vulnerabilities in software, it’s because they’ve already been…