Zoom agrees to $85million settlement over users’ privacy violation

Zoom Video Communications Inc agreed to pay $85 million and bolster its security practices to settle a lawsuit claiming it violated users’ privacy rights by sharing personal data with Facebook, Google and LinkedIn, and letting hackers disrupt Zoom meetings in a practice called Zoombombing. A preliminary settlement filed on Saturday afternoon requires approval by U.S.… Read More Zoom agrees to $85million settlement over users’ privacy violation

Zoom to implement enhanced security in proposed settlement with U.S. FTC

Zoom Video Communications Inc must implement a new information security program as part of its proposed settlement with U.S. regulators over user privacy issues, the Federal Trade Commission said on Monday. The FTC, in a statement, said the company would face fines of up to $43,280 for each future violation under the agreement. The FTC… Read More Zoom to implement enhanced security in proposed settlement with U.S. FTC

Zoom set to offer end-to-end encryption calls to all users

Zoom Video Communications Inc is planning to offer all its free and paying users end-to-end encryption for video calls and will launch a trial version in July, the video conferencing provider said on Wednesday. The company, whose business has boomed with the coronavirus lockdowns forcing more people to work from home, has transformed into a… Read More Zoom set to offer end-to-end encryption calls to all users