Why Zoom may be a security risk

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Mon, 30 Mar 2020, 6:13PM
Zoom has become popular during the lockdown. (Photo / Shutterstock)

Why Zoom may be a security risk

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Mon, 30 Mar 2020, 6:13PM

If you hadn’t heard of ZOOM before the lockdown period began, chances are you have now.

Thousands of businesses, and even Parliament, are using the online video conferencing app to hold meetings whilst in isolation.

However, questions are now being raised over the security of the app. 

Tech commentator Paul Brislen told Heather du Plessis-Allan that there are reports of hacking emerging.

"The ratbags are already having a crack at it, but also Zoom itself doesn't have a really good track record when it comes to privacy.

"They like to share your data with anybody who asks, basically."