Why Is Zoom So Bad?

Is Zoom really that bad?

In fairness, Zoom is not inherently bad and there are many reasons why Zoom is so popular.

It’s easy to use, reliable and for the vast majority it’s incredibly convenient.

But Zoom’s misleading claims give users a false sense of security and privacy..

What are the dangers of using zoom?

And rightly so–the video conferencing app’s privacy policy makes concerning reading. That’s on top of the serious risk of “Zoom bombing,” news that data was being sent to China, people’s video calls being leaked online, and Mac and Windows vulnerabilities revealed at the start of this month.

Has zoom been hacked?

At the start of April, the news broke that 500,000 stolen Zoom passwords were up for sale. Here’s how the hackers got hold of them. More than half a million Zoom account credentials, usernames and passwords were made available in dark web crime forums earlier this month.

“Zoom is seeing the biggest increase because its product is easier and more robust than others and it’s at right time when people really need it,” Kurtzman said. “When it comes to work, people want the same ease of collaboration they get in the office or in person — and [in many ways], Zoom delivers this.”

Why is Zoom not secure?

The agency had pointed out that the app has significant weaknesses which can make users vulnerable to cyber attacks, including leakage of sensitive office information to criminals.