A student attends online classes using Zoom at home in El Masnou, Spain, on April 2, during a lockdown sparked by the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Reuters A student attends online classes using Zoom at home in El Masnou, Spain, on April 2, during a lockdown sparked by the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Reuters
A student attends online classes using Zoom at home in El Masnou, Spain, on April 2, during a lockdown sparked by the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Reuters

Letters | Zoom attacks show web conferencing platforms must devise industry guidelines for safer systems

The rising popularity of video conferencing during the Covid-19 pandemic has been accompanied by a rise in “Zoombombing” or online hijacking of sessions. The industry must know that, for most users, sacrificing privacy for convenience is not acceptable

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A student attends online classes using Zoom at home in El Masnou, Spain, on April 2, during a lockdown sparked by the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Reuters A student attends online classes using Zoom at home in El Masnou, Spain, on April 2, during a lockdown sparked by the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Reuters
A student attends online classes using Zoom at home in El Masnou, Spain, on April 2, during a lockdown sparked by the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Reuters
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