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

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

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    India moves to ban Zoom over privacy concerns
    May 25, 2020
    https://mspoweruser.com/india-moves-to-ban-zoom-over-privacy-concerns/
    India might ban Zoom app ahead of JioMeet launch; Petition filed against Zoom in Supreme Court
     
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    Everyone you know uses Zoom. That wasn't the plan
    https://edition.cnn.com/2020/05/21/tech/zoom-founder-eric-yuan/index.html
     
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    Zoom may not work for you from May 30: Here’s all you need to know
    May 29, 2020
    https://siliconcanals.com/news/zoom-upgrade-may-discontinued/
    Zoom: 90-Day Security Plan Progress Report: May 27
     
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    Zoom won’t encrypt free calls so that it can help the FBI catch intruders
    June 3, 2020
    https://www.digitaltrends.com/computing/zoom-free-end-to-end-encryption-law-enforcement/
     
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    Zoom has partially fixed two new flaws, with other security hurdles ahead
    https://www.cyberscoop.com/zoom-flaws-cisco-talos-encryption/
     
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    Zoom's Commitment to User Security Depends on Whether you Pay It or Not
    June 4, 2020
    https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2020/06/zooms_commitmen.html
     
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    Google Meet takes on Zoom with AI-powered noise cancellation
    https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/202...s-on-zoom-with-ai-powered-noise-cancellation/
     
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    Zoom says China demanded shutting activists' accounts over Tiananmen event
    June 12, 2020
    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-...s-accounts-over-tiananmen-event-idUSKBN23I3GP
    Zoom: Improving Our Policies as We Continue to Enable Global Collaboration
     
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    U.S. lawmakers ask Zoom to clarify China ties after it suspends accounts
    June 12, 2020
    https://in.reuters.com/article/zoom...ties-after-it-suspends-accounts-idINKBN23J08S
     
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    Zoom apologizes for disabling US accounts commemorating Tiananmen Square anniversary
    https://www.cyberscoop.com/zoom-tiananmen-square-china-censorship/
     
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    Privacy advocates urge Zoom to encrypt free video calls
    June 17, 2020
    https://www.itpro.co.uk/security/cy...ozilla-urges-zoom-to-encrypt-free-video-calls
     
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    Zoom says it’ll provide end-to-end encryption even for free users now
    June 17, 2020
    https://thenextweb.com/security/202...nd-to-end-encryption-even-for-free-users-now/
    Zoom: End-to-End Encryption Update
     
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    Zoom hires security executive from Salesforce as chief information security officer
    June 24, 2020
    https://www.cnbc.com/2020/06/24/zoo...n-lee-chief-information-security-officer.html
     
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    Zoom Misses Its Own Deadline To Publish Its First Transparency Report
    July 1, 2020
    http://www.businessworld.in/article...-first-transparency-report/01-07-2020-293076/
    Zoom: Improving Our Policies as We Continue to Enable Global Collaboration (June 11, 2020)
     
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    Zero-day flaw found in Zoom for Windows 7
    https://www.cyberscoop.com/zoom-zero-day-windows-7-acros/
     
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    Zoom fixes zero-day RCE bug affecting Windows 7, more updates soon
    https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/ne...ce-bug-affecting-windows-7-more-updates-soon/
     
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    Check Point Research and Zoom Collaborate to Fix ‘Vanity URL’ Issue
    July 16, 2020
    https://www.wallstreet-online.de/na...-and-zoom-collaborate-to-fix-vanity-url-issue
    Check Point Research: Fixing the Zoom ‘Vanity Clause’ – Check Point and Zoom collaborate to fix Vanity URL issue
     
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    Zoom security flaw meant random people could have spied on your calls
    https://www.independent.co.uk/life-...zoombomb-hack-security-password-a9645431.html
     
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    Zoom to halt direct sales of products to users in China and switch to partner-only model
    Zoom has faced scrutiny from the U.S. regarding its links to China
    August 3, 2020

    https://www.cnbc.com/2020/08/03/zoom-to-halt-direct-sales-of-services-to-users-in-china.html
     
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    Researcher Demonstrates Several Zoom Vulnerabilities at DEF CON 28
    August 10, 2020
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    The Cybersecurity 202: Zoom sued by consumer group for misrepresenting its encryption protections
    August 11, 2020
    https://www.washingtonpost.com/poli...p-misrepresenting-its-encryption-protections/
    Consumer Watchdog Sues Zoom on Behalf of Public for Deceiving Users About Privacy Protections
     
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    Zoom launches new Singapore data centre following backlash
    August 21, 2020
    https://www.crn.com.au/news/zoom-launches-new-singapore-data-centre-following-backlash-552117
     
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    Zoom outage resolved.

    "...After roughly four hours, the company confirmed it had resolved an issue that kept some users from being able to join Zoom meetings and webinars...

    The disruption was tied to an authentication problem with the company’s website..."

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2020/08/24/zoom-outages-monday/
     
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