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

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

  1. hawki

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    "Zoom Says Platform Is as Safe as Peers, Boosts Privacy Tools...

    Video meeting firm taps ex-Facebook security chief as adviser...

    Zoom Chief Executive Officer Eric Yuan pledged that his company will meet the highest security standards...

    Zoom Video Communications Inc. is launching a feature called Security that sets all privacy settings to their highest level, including putting passwords on meetings and employing waiting rooms that force meeting hosts to filter conference attendees...

    The San Jose, California-based company is planning to roll out upgraded encryption for its video calls and meeting rooms for large webinars..."

    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/arti...rganic&utm_content=business&utm_medium=social
     
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    We were going to use this last weekend, for our family get-together. But after reading this, we just used Skype.
     
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    For every single company, do not meet security standards. Try to go beyond those standards.
     
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    Anyone used Jitsi? Open source.
     
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    I have.
    Terrible sound quality, at least in my case.
     
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    Who has banned Zoom? Google, NASA, and more
    April 9, 2020
    https://www.techrepublic.com/article/who-has-banned-zoom-google-nasa-and-more/
     
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    Zoom is now 'the Facebook of video apps'
    Yet another startup that takes our privacy. Seriously
    April 10, 2020

    https://www.engadget.com/zoom-is-now-the-facebook-of-video-apps-190024369.html
     
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    Zoom is giving paid users more control over where their calls are routed, after it got slammed for 'mistakenly' using data centers in China
    April 14, 2020
    https://www.businessinsider.in/poli...ata-centers-in-china/articleshow/75131042.cms
    Zoom: Coming April 18: Control Your Zoom Data Routing
     
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    India says Zoom 'not a safe platform' for video conferencing
    April 16, 2020
    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-...platform-for-video-conferencing-idUSKCN21Y1LL
     
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    Perhaps Oracle can help solve some of Zoom's issues.
     
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    Zoom responds to allegations surrounding its China connection
    May 5, 2020
    https://mspoweruser.com/zoom-allegations-china-connection/
    The Telegraph: Zoom’s China problem may prove to be its Achilles heel
    Zoom: Navigating a New Chapter for Zoom
     
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    NYC allows Zoom (once again) for remote learning
    May 6, 2020
    https://ny.chalkbeat.org/2020/5/6/21249689/nyc-schools-education-zoom-ban-reversed
     
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    Zoom acquires encryption startup Keybase
    Keybase is known for its end-to-end encrypted messaging and cloud storage system
    May 7, 2020

    https://www.zdnet.com/article/zoom-acquires-encryption-startup-keybase/
    Zoom: Zoom Acquires Keybase and Announces Goal of Developing the Most Broadly Used Enterprise End-to-End Encryption Offering

    TechCrunch: Zoom acquires Keybase to get end-to-end encryption expertise
     
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    U.S. FTC indicates it is looking at Zoom privacy woes
    May 11, 2020
    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-...is-looking-at-zoom-privacy-woes-idUSKBN22N2MJ
     
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    House of Commons set to dump Zoom as it considers British alternative
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    Zoom global outage preventing meetings, video, and audio
    https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/ne...l-outage-preventing-meetings-video-and-audio/
     
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    Zoom suspends free service to individuals in China
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    https://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Technology/Zoom-suspends-free-service-to-individuals-in-China
     
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    Zoom to Provide Detailed Info on Upcoming End-to-End Encryption Feature
    May 21, 2020
    https://www.securityweek.com/zoom-provide-detailed-info-upcoming-end-end-encryption-feature
     
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    Zoom Publishes Draft Design of End-to-End Encryption Offering
    May 22, 2020
    https://blog.zoom.us/wordpress/2020...aft-design-of-end-to-end-encryption-offering/
     
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    SC seeks Centre's response on Zoom ban for privacy breach, security issues
    May 23, 2020
    https://www.business-standard.com/a...g-privacy-security-issues-120052300143_1.html
     
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