Tag: Zoom

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Facebook takes on Zoom with new Messenger Rooms

Facebook takes on Zoom with new Messenger Rooms

Facebook announced its new video conferencing tool called Messenger Rooms. With the move to videoconferencing, the company hopes to attract more users to Facebook at a time when people are using other tools such as Zoom and Microsoft Teams a lot. Messenger Rooms supports video calls up to 50 par... Read more

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300 million daily Zoom users, new vulnerabilities discovered

300 million daily Zoom users, new vulnerabilities discovered

Videoconferencingapp Zoom reached more than three hundred million daily users according to CEO Eric Yuan. For Zoom this is all-time high and fifty percent more users since the beginning of this month. At the same time, yet another security breach was discovered. Since the outbreak of the corona... Read more

date4 years ago
Zoom rolls out version 5.0 with enhanced security for users

Zoom rolls out version 5.0 with enhanced security for users

Chat application Zoom announces the rollout of version 5.0. The new version should improve user security and prevent a new way of trolling on the videoconference tool. At the beginning of April, Zoom CEO Eric Yuan announced a 90-day feature freeze to solely focus on improving the security and th... Read more

date4 years ago
Zoom and Luta Security join forces

Zoom and Luta Security join forces

Video conferencing app Zoom is going to work with Luta Security, the company that also worked with Microsoft and the Pentagon, to improve security. Through a bug bounty program, the number of vulnerabilities in the app should be reduced faster. Luta Security has used a similar approach in the pa... Read more

date4 years ago
Zoom allows users to choose data center region

Zoom allows users to choose data center region

From April 18th, paying Zoom users will be able to choose through which data center region their traffic will be routed. Free users will not be able to choose a specific server, but Zoom promises that data from this group will never run through Chinese servers. Paying customers will be able to c... Read more

date4 years ago
Login details of 500,000 Zoom accounts available on dark web

Login details of 500,000 Zoom accounts available on dark web

The login details of more than 500,000 Zoom accounts are offered for sale on the dark web, according to research by Cybersecurity firm Cyble. The data is comprised of e-mail addresses, passwords and meeting IDs of the video conferencing app. Cyble itself tested a number of the accounts offered, ... Read more

date4 years ago
Zoom removes meeting ID to improve privacy

Zoom removes meeting ID to improve privacy

Chat application Zoom will immediately remove the meeting ID from the title bar of the program, after several screenshots recently appeared online of government officials who shared their screen (including call ID and sometimes also password). The privacy of Zoom users has regularly been called ... Read more

date4 years ago
Staggering: Zoom totally ignored security and privacy of customers

Staggering: Zoom totally ignored security and privacy of customers

Recently, there has been quite some commotion around the Zoom app for video conferencing, which is now widely used as a collaboration tool during the corona crisis. Several security leaks were found in the app, which sometimes seriously compromised the privacy of users. Because we sometimes couldn'... Read more

date4 years ago
Zoom attracts more than 200 million daily users

Zoom attracts more than 200 million daily users

The number of daily Zoom users passed the 200 million mark in March. Before the coronavirus outbreak, the record was about 10 million users in one day, according to Zoom-CEO Eric Yuan. The use of Zoom and other forms of digital communication has increased exponentially in many countries since th... Read more

date4 years ago
Zoom again under scrutiny due to new vulnerabilities

Zoom again under scrutiny due to new vulnerabilities

Videocall app Zoom was already under a magnifying glass in the United States at the end of March, after questioning Zoom's ability to guarantee user privacy. On top of that, a number of vulnerabilities have now been discovered that could be exploited by hackers. Two vulnerabilities were denounce... Read more

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