Friday, 17 April 2020

Five Million Accounts Hacked Zoom Video App, Information sold for 15 paise per user

Zoom is the leader in modern enterprise video communications, with an easy, reliable cloud platform for video and audio conferencing, collaboration, chat, and webinars across mobile devices, desktops, telephones, and room systems. Zoom Rooms is the original software-based conference room solution used around the world in board, conference, huddle, and training rooms, as well as executive offices and classrooms. Founded in 2011, Zoom helps businesses and organizations bring their teams together in a frictionless environment to get more done. Zoom is a publicly traded company on Nasdaq (ticker: ZM) and headquartered in San Jose, California.

New Delhi. Video and Conference Calling App Zoom is being used for online school classes, conferences, meetings not only in India but around the world. Now, the government has issued a directive to take precautionary measures in the wake of the massive data leak. The Home Ministry Advisory clearly states that this app is not secure. The government had earlier also warned people on February 7 and March 7 to constantly change their passwords and to be cautious while giving permissions to conference calls.

According to the Cyber ​​Security Intelligence Rfm Zwahmi, a hacker was uploaded to Fairm on April 1 to sell several Zoom account details. The details of 1.5 lakh users were being sold for $ 1.8, which means 5 paise. Thankfully, some account details were shared for free.

India's Defense Minister Rajnath Singh had a meeting with the Chiefs of Defense Staff General Bipin Rawat, besides the Army, Navy and Air Force chiefs, through the Zoom app on April 1. When Zoom's account is hacked out, concerns about this meeting have also been raised. However, this issue is not just for Rajnath Singh but it is a matter of concern for all who use Zoom. Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal was also seen video conferencing through the same app.

A number of companies, including Google, have imposed sanctions Zoom has recently been banned by several large companies, including Google, NASA, Space X, Apple. While companies like NASA and Space X have also banned their employees from using the Zoom app. This app is banned when there is a blue film playing in school class on the Zoom app in Singapore.

Unparalleled usability

  • Enable quick adoption with meeting capabilities that make it easy to start, join, and collaborate across any device.

Join anywhere, on any device

  • Zoom Meetings syncs with your calendar system and delivers streamlined enterprise-grade video conferencing from desktop and mobile.

Powerful meeting security

  • Robust security settings for hosts and admins ensure disruption-free meetings. Find resources around Zoom security and privacy here.

Advisory issued by the Home Ministry

  • New user ID, password used for each meeting Keep the waiting room enabled, keep the viewing option disabled. The screen sharing option should be with the host. Minimal use of file transfer options.

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Author: verified_user