Daily Archives: April 1, 2020

Better Securing Your Zoom Meetings (and other advice)

With many of us attending virtual meetings both inside and outside of work; I wanted to share the following best practice article with you.

Attackers are taking advantage of the Zoom platform. Here is how you can better secure the next Zoom meeting you organise or better inform a person you know who does organise them:

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/software/how-to-secure-your-zoom-meetings-from-zoom-bombing-attacks/

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Many thanks to Lawrence Abrams of Bleepingcomputer for this.
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Please also be aware of the following un-patched vulnerability in Zoom (mitigations are discussed and provided in the link below):

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/zoom-lets-attackers-steal-windows-credentials-via-unc-links/

Other privacy limitations of Zoom are the following (with one being partially mitigated):
Zoom Meetings Aren’t End-To-End Encrypted, Despite Misleading Marketing (partially mitigated)

Zoom is Leaking Peoples’ Email Addresses and Photos to Strangers

The above guide can be used to supplement Zoom’s own best practice guide.

Thank you and please stay safe both outside and in cyberspace.