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Video meeting solutions like Zoom are extremely popular during the COVID-19 pandemic, which makes them key targets for cybercriminals. Are you sure your Zoom meetings are properly secured against intruders?
Zoom is a video conferencing solution that allows up to 1,000 attendees to get together a single virtual meeting. It has become widely popular over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, both for professional purposes as well as social ones.
Unfortunately, any technology that becomes this popular this quickly often attracts the attention of cybercriminals and troublemakers. Users have been reporting an increased rate of something called “Zoom-bombing”, which occurs when someone intrudes on your meeting to causes disruptions or eavesdrop on your conversation.
Furthermore, cyber risk assessment firm Cyble has discovered more than half a million stolen Zoom credentials being sold on the Dark Web for almost nothing. The stolen info included usernames, passwords, meeting IDs, and host keys.
The point is that while Zoom is useful right now, it’s also vulnerable – unless you take the right precautions…
If you’re worried about your work-from-home technologies or cybersecurity, then don’t try to handle it all on your own. The Veltec Networks team will help you evaluate your remote capabilities as a whole to make sure you’re not missing out on useful solutions or taking on any unnecessary risks.
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