Zoom says China asked it to censor pro-democracy activists

Asia Pacific Jun 12, 2020

Zoom says China asked it to censor pro-democracy activists

Zoom Video Communications Inc. said it deactivated accounts of pro-democracy Chinese activists based in the U.S. at the request of China’s government, renewing concerns about the software-maker’s ties to the communist country. Beijing officials reached out to Zoom in May and early June about four ...

World Apr 9, 2020

U.S. senators told to avoid Zoom over security concerns, FT reports

The U.S. Senate has told its members to not use Zoom's video conferencing app due to data security concerns, the Financial Times reported on Thursday, even as the company attempts to stem a global backlash against its fast-growing app. Senators have been asked to find ...

Taiwan bans official use of Zoom over cybersecurity concerns

Asia Pacific Apr 8, 2020

Taiwan bans official use of Zoom over cybersecurity concerns

Taiwan barred all official use of Zoom, becoming one of the first governments to impose an outright ban on the popular video-conferencing app over mounting security concerns. Agencies should avoid using services such as Zoom as they may have security flaws, the island’s cabinet said ...

Zoom grapples with security flaws that sour users on app

Business / Tech Apr 3, 2020

Zoom grapples with security flaws that sour users on app

During the coronavirus pandemic, it seems as if everyone is connecting with Zoom’s videoconferencing app — including, on occasion, unwanted visitors. Online trolls have been sneaking into web meetings and disrupting them with profanities and pornography for at least the better part of the last ...