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You have no idea what "most insecure" software does, if you did you wouldn't be running it. Lots of insecure software fails in spectacularly unexpected ways.


This is a horrifying bug. Is Facetime malware? Or do developers with earnest intentions sometimes write buggy code?

Buggy code is common, silently installing and running a web server is not.

The webserver is an implementation detail. It's not uncommon for desktop application software to use native code to provide UX enhancements that are not possible within the browser alone. If the server had been designed securely it would not be an issue, it would just be left-over cruft, which is also pretty common.

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