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How to prevent Zoombombing

April 2, 2020

A-holes hijacking Zoom calls with grotesque images and noise

As Zoom grows due to the coronavirus induced work from home style of conducting business. Immature and nefarious actors are hijacking and listening in on business and personal meetings around the world. We've heard reports of Youtube videos of Neo-Nazi sort of content suddenly shown in meetings, to loud ear gouging noises played until people leave the session.

Zoom has encouraging people to use the waiting room, a meeting lock, and a limit on screen sharing features:

Zoom is working with other companies to stop the disruption of meetings, but is it too late? The company's reputation as a secure and private solution to working from home and teleconferencing is diminishing. iTecs is advising clients to try different solutions if Zoom intrusion concerns are unacceptable. With a broad market of solutions out there, your business model, needs, and security goals will affect which product to use for your business.

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