Zoom Security Storm: Company Apologises, Hackers Squabble

Truman Slate

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“We’ve fallen short…”

In December 2019, online video conferencing device Zoom had ten million each day assembly participants on ordinary. In March this 12 months, that figure was 200 million.

The astonishing surge in use has occur with a corresponding spike in scrutiny, as stability researchers get to the airwaves to spotlight a string of vulnerabilities, and college young children trawl social media inviting trolls to “Zoom bomb” their classes.

By Wednesday the pressure had mounted to the place at which Zoom CEO Eric Yuan had drafted a lengthy website article, saying that the enterprise would be freezing solution advancement to aim solely on stability, and apologising for “falling quick of the community’s – and our individual – privateness and stability anticipations.”

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