Neowin News Feed for: Zoom vulnerability https://www.neowin.net/news/tag/zoom vulnerability/ Neowin News Feed for: Zoom vulnerability en-us Neowin Ignition News editor@neowin.net (Managing Editor) developers@neowin.net (Neowin Developers) 5 Neowin.net https://www.neowin.net/images/pegasus/icon.png https://www.neowin.net Zoom doesn't have 300 million daily users as claimed earlier https://www.neowin.net/news/zoom-doesnt-have-300-million-daily-users-as-claimed-earlier/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2020/04/1585815239_zoom_2_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Popular video conferencing app Zoom stated in a blog post earlier this month that it had more than 300 million daily users. However, it has now updated the blog post, admitting a mistake in counting. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/zoom-doesnt-have-300-million-daily-users-as-claimed-earlier">Read more...</a> usmanklodhii@gmail.com (Usman Khan Lodhi) Thu, 30 Apr 2020 10:44:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/zoom-doesnt-have-300-million-daily-users-as-claimed-earlier Zoom adds encryption support and new security controls in new update https://www.neowin.net/news/zoom-adds-encryption-support-and-new-security-controls-in-new-update/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2020/04/1585815239_zoom_2_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Zoom announced today a new set of updates designed to beef up security and privacy of its video conferencing service. Among other things, Zoom now supports encryption and adds more call controls. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/zoom-adds-encryption-support-and-new-security-controls-in-new-update">Read more...</a> jay.bonggolto@neowin.net (Jay Bonggolto) Wed, 22 Apr 2020 15:38:02 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/zoom-adds-encryption-support-and-new-security-controls-in-new-update Indian government calls Zoom an unsafe platform for video conferencing https://www.neowin.net/news/indian-government-calls-zoom-an-unsafe-platform-for-video-conferencing/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2020/04/1585771196_zoom_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>COVID-19 has surged Zoom&#039;s numbers, with the firm&#039;s daily users increasing from 10 million last year to 200 million in June. However, the company is facing backlash over security concerns. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/indian-government-calls-zoom-an-unsafe-platform-for-video-conferencing">Read more...</a> usmanklodhii@gmail.com (Usman Khan Lodhi) Thu, 16 Apr 2020 18:14:27 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/indian-government-calls-zoom-an-unsafe-platform-for-video-conferencing Standard Chartered CEO tells workers to not use Zoom and Google Hangouts https://www.neowin.net/news/standard-chartered-ceo-tells-workers-to-not-use-zoom-and-google-hangouts/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2020/04/1585815239_zoom_2_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>The video conferencing company has faced backlash recently after security and privacy issues were reported within the software. It is currently enacting a 90-day feature freeze to fix the issues. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/standard-chartered-ceo-tells-workers-to-not-use-zoom-and-google-hangouts">Read more...</a> usmanklodhii@gmail.com (Usman Khan Lodhi) Wed, 15 Apr 2020 03:16:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/standard-chartered-ceo-tells-workers-to-not-use-zoom-and-google-hangouts Zoom will be rolling out new call controls for paid customers https://www.neowin.net/news/zoom-will-be-rolling-out-new-call-controls-for-paid-customers/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2020/04/1585815245_zoom_3_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>In a bid to alleviate concerns resulting from the vulnerabilities being reported recently, Zoom will now let paying customers decide which countries their calls get routed through. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/zoom-will-be-rolling-out-new-call-controls-for-paid-customers">Read more...</a> usmanklodhii@gmail.com (Usman Khan Lodhi) Tue, 14 Apr 2020 03:32:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/zoom-will-be-rolling-out-new-call-controls-for-paid-customers Singapore suspends use of Zoom by teachers following 'very serious incidents' https://www.neowin.net/news/singapore-suspends-use-of-zoom-by-teachers-following-very-serious-incidents/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2020/04/1585815251_zoom_4_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Following leud incidents during home-based lessons, Singapore has stopped teachers from using Zoom. The company is currently focusing on fixing privacy and security vulnerabilities. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/singapore-suspends-use-of-zoom-by-teachers-following-very-serious-incidents">Read more...</a> usmanklodhii@gmail.com (Usman Khan Lodhi) Fri, 10 Apr 2020 10:50:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/singapore-suspends-use-of-zoom-by-teachers-following-very-serious-incidents Google bans use of Zoom software on employee laptops https://www.neowin.net/news/google-bans-use-of-zoom-software-on-employee-laptops/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2020/04/1585815245_zoom_3_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>The video conferencing software has seen a surge in users resulting from lockdowns across the globe. Resultantly, millions globally have turned to the app to work and socialize during the crisis. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/google-bans-use-of-zoom-software-on-employee-laptops">Read more...</a> usmanklodhii@gmail.com (Usman Khan Lodhi) Wed, 08 Apr 2020 22:50:02 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/google-bans-use-of-zoom-software-on-employee-laptops Zoom will turn on waiting rooms by default to prevent "zoombombing" https://www.neowin.net/news/zoom-will-turn-on-waiting-rooms-by-default-to-prevent-zoombombing/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2020/04/1585815245_zoom_3_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>In a drastic change to prevent trolling, Zoom will require users to enter passwords via Meeting ID, since these can be easily guessed or reused. The change will be functional as of April 5. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/zoom-will-turn-on-waiting-rooms-by-default-to-prevent-zoombombing">Read more...</a> usmanklodhii@gmail.com (Usman Khan Lodhi) Sat, 04 Apr 2020 05:56:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/zoom-will-turn-on-waiting-rooms-by-default-to-prevent-zoombombing Two U.S. state attorneys general looking into Zoom's privacy practices https://www.neowin.net/news/two-us-state-attorneys-general-looking-into-zooms-privacy-practices/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2020/04/1585815251_zoom_4_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Following reports detailing Zoom&#039;s vulnerabilities, several state AGs are seeking information from the company. The video conferencing service has become popular in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/two-us-state-attorneys-general-looking-into-zooms-privacy-practices">Read more...</a> usmanklodhii@gmail.com (Usman Khan Lodhi) Fri, 03 Apr 2020 18:14:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/two-us-state-attorneys-general-looking-into-zooms-privacy-practices SpaceX prohibits workers from using Zoom due to privacy concerns https://www.neowin.net/news/spacex-prohibits-workers-from-using-zoom-due-to-privacy-concerns/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2020/04/1585771196_zoom_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Elon Musk&#039;s rocket company has banned its workers from using Zoom citing privacy concerns. Due to the crisis, Zoom and other digital communication services have seen a surge in users. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/spacex-prohibits-workers-from-using-zoom-due-to-privacy-concerns">Read more...</a> usmanklodhii@gmail.com (Usman Khan Lodhi) Thu, 02 Apr 2020 07:18:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/spacex-prohibits-workers-from-using-zoom-due-to-privacy-concerns Zoom vulnerability can let hackers steal users' Windows credentials https://www.neowin.net/news/zoom-vulnerability-can-let-hackers-steal-users-windows-credentials/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2020/04/1585771196_zoom_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>A new vulnerability has been discovered in Zoom&#039;s Windows client that can allow hackers to steal users&#039; Windows credentials through the way of a UNC injection through the app&#039;s chat. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/zoom-vulnerability-can-let-hackers-steal-users-windows-credentials">Read more...</a> abhay.venkatesh@neowin.net (Abhay V) Wed, 01 Apr 2020 20:22:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/zoom-vulnerability-can-let-hackers-steal-users-windows-credentials