Zoom is a work-from-home privacy disaster waiting to happen

Discussion in 'privacy general' started by mood, Mar 20, 2020.

  1. mood

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    Zoom is a work-from-home privacy disaster waiting to happen
    March 13, 2020
    https://mashable.com/article/zoom-conference-call-work-from-home-privacy-concerns/
     
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    Didn't even think about this stuff. I have no expercience with tools like Slack, Zoom and MS Teams, but especially when it comes to businesses, privacy is a big deal.
     
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    People Are Looping Videos to Fake Paying Attention in Zoom Meetings
    March 23, 2020
    https://www.vice.com/en_uk/article/7kzq5x/looping-videos-to-fake-paying-attention-in-zoom-meetings
     
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    Zoom for iOS sends your data to Facebook even if you don't have Facebook...
    March 26, 2020
    https://www.imore.com/zoom-ios-sends-your-data-facebook-even-if-you-dont-have-facebook
    Motherboard / Vice: Zoom iOS App Sends Data to Facebook Even if You Don’t Have a Facebook Account
     
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    Coronavirus latest: Ministry of Defence denies claims it has dumped Zoom over security fears
    https://www.computing.co.uk/news/4013202/coronavirus-zoom-security
     
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    Responding to backlash, Zoom stops sharing user data with Facebook
    Zoom's iOS update stops sharing your data with Facebook
    March 27, 2020

    https://www.imore.com/responding-backlash-zoom-stops-sharing-user-data-facebook
    Motherboard / Vice: Zoom Removes Code That Sends Data to Facebook
     
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    Zoom Calls Aren't as Private as You May Think. Here's What You Should Know
    Videos and notes can be used by companies and hosts
    March 24, 2020

    https://www.consumerreports.org/video-conferencing-services/zoom-teleconferencing-privacy-concerns/
     
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    HIPAA lawyer Jeff Drummond - blog entry
     
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    Zoom hit with class-action lawsuit for sharing user data with Facebook
    https://www.cyberscoop.com/zoom-lawsuit-facebook-california-privacy-ccpa/
     
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    Zoom Meetings Aren’t End-to-End Encrypted, Despite Misleading Marketing
    March 31, 2020
    https://theintercept.com/2020/03/31/zoom-meeting-encryption/
     
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    Zoom is leaking some user information because of an issue with how the app groups contacts
    March 31, 2020
    https://www.theverge.com/2020/3/31/...ion-email-addresses-photos-contacts-directory
    Motherboard / Vice: Zoom is Leaking Peoples' Email Addresses and Photos to Strangers
     
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    Maybe we shouldn’t use Zoom after all
    March 31, 2020
    https://techcrunch.com/2020/03/31/zoom-at-your-own-risk/
     
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    N.Y. Attorney General raises concerns about Zoom’s handling of sensitive data
    April 1, 2020
    https://www.onmsft.com/news/n-y-att...ncerns-about-zooms-handling-of-sensitive-data
     
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    Perhaps a change of heart on their end is to be expected soon.
     
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    "(Reuters) Elon Musk's rocket company SpaceX has banned its employees from using video conferencing app Zoom, citing "significant privacy and security concerns," according to a memo seen by Reuters, days after U.S. law enforcement warned users about the security of the popular app"

    https://twitter.com/carlquintanilla/status/1245681267489812480
     
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