A student takes classes online with his companions using Zoom at home during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in El Masnou, north of Barcelona, Spain. Photo: ReutersA student takes classes online with his companions using Zoom at home during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in El Masnou, north of Barcelona, Spain. Photo: Reuters
A student takes classes online with his companions using Zoom at home during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in El Masnou, north of Barcelona, Spain. Photo: Reuters

Zoom’s security backlash points to bigger threats in coronavirus-led telecommuting wave, experts say

  • Zoom has become the work-from-home app of choice for tens of millions of people telecommuting due to the coronavirus pandemic
  • It is now facing backlash over a series of security and privacy lapses, but security experts say the issues are broader than just one platform

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A student takes classes online with his companions using Zoom at home during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in El Masnou, north of Barcelona, Spain. Photo: ReutersA student takes classes online with his companions using Zoom at home during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in El Masnou, north of Barcelona, Spain. Photo: Reuters
A student takes classes online with his companions using Zoom at home during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in El Masnou, north of Barcelona, Spain. Photo: Reuters
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