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‘War Dialing’ Tool Exposes Zoom’s Password Problems

As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to force people to work from home, countless companies are now holding daily meetings using videoconferencing services from Zoom. But without the protection of a password, there’s a decent chance your next Zoom meeting could be “Zoom bombed” — attended or disrupted by someone who doesn’t belong. And according to [...]

By |2020-04-02T10:43:04-04:00April 2nd, 2020|A Little Sunshine, Dave Kennedy, Eric Yuan, SecKC, Techcrunch, The Coming Storm, Time to Patch, Trent Lo, TrustedSec, Zack Whittaker, zoom, zWarDial|Comments Off on ‘War Dialing’ Tool Exposes Zoom’s Password Problems

‘Zoom is malware’: why experts worry about the video conferencing platform

The company has seen a 535% rise in daily traffic in the past month, but security researchers say the app is a ‘privacy disaster’As coronavirus lockdowns have moved many in-person activities online, the use of video conferencing platform Zoom has quickly escalated. So, too, have concerns about its security.In the last month, there was a [...]

By |2020-04-02T10:23:55-04:00April 2nd, 2020|Coronavirus outbreak, Data and computer security, privacy, Technology, US news, zoom|Comments Off on ‘Zoom is malware’: why experts worry about the video conferencing platform

As Zoom Booms Incidents of ‘ZoomBombing’ Become a Growing Nuisance

Numerous instances of online conferences being disrupted by pornographic images, hate speech or even threats can be mitigated using some platform tools.

By |2020-03-26T11:51:04-04:00March 26th, 2020|conference calls, coronavirus, COVID-19, hackers, Hacks, online meetings, Pornography, privacy, social media, threat actors, twitter, virtual workplace, Web Security, zoom, Zoom-bombing, Zoom-crashing, ZoomBombing|Comments Off on As Zoom Booms Incidents of ‘ZoomBombing’ Become a Growing Nuisance

Video: Zoom Researcher Details Web Conference Security Risks, 2020 Threats

Maya Horowitz with Check Point Research discussed recently-disclosed Zoom vulnerabilities that could have opened up web conferencing meetings to hackers.

By |2020-01-29T10:15:43-05:00January 29th, 2020|cloud, cloud infrastructure, cyberattack, flaw, IoT, Malware, Mobile Security, ransomware, videos, vulnerability, web conferencing, zoom|Comments Off on Video: Zoom Researcher Details Web Conference Security Risks, 2020 Threats