How to Secure Your Video Chats and Meetings to Protect Against “Zoombombing”

Keeping unwanted parties out of business meetings can range from important to imperative depending on the topics and focus of the video call. There has been a sudden increase in employees working from home and requiring the use of Zoom or other services. While many media reports have discussed the threat of “Zoombombing,” there are several measures video chat users can take to greatly reduce these occurrences and their impacts.

Here are steps anyone can take to reduce the likelihood of falling victim to e-meeting eavesdropping in Zoom.

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Major Facebook permissions bug found by producers of privacy app

Newly discovered Facebook bug allows apps to block users from their account while giving hackers access to contact lists, phone numbers, and other private information.

When bug-testing a new Facebook app, a group of programmers recently found that with the right coding, an app could block users from accessing their own account while giving a hacker access to contact lists, phone numbers, e-mails, and other private information. Locked out from their account, the user would be unable to disconnect the app and revoke its permissions.

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