Video Conferencing application “ZOOM” has observed the huge surge in its usage amid this Coronavirus outbreak. Many organizations, as well as schools, institutes, have used this application for conducting meetings and online classrooms have hyped its usages. Zoom is being popular among the schools and colleges, as it can support up to 100 people at a time in a single meeting and it is free too.
This surge of usage makes it popular overnight, however, it came with its downside. With the massive use of this application, hackers are exploiting the loophole of this application compromising its privacy. Zoom has been using implementing various new security measures to prevent hackers from “zoom bombing ” the video calls.
To protect robust protection for meeting data and resistance against tampering, Zoom has announced that it will be implementing a new level of encryption from May 30. The major issue tackling by this application is the lack of end to end encryption. Moreover, the perpetrators are hard to find or track down due to the quick nature of attacks. Zoom has been doing its best to strengthen its security after the continuous breach over its application.