Updated: March 28, 2020 11:55:43 am
Usually, when a user opens an app, it connects to Facebook’s “application programming interface”. This is how Zoom connects to Facebook’s massive user database.
However, he also added that “there is no direct evidence of sensitive data being shared in current versions” of the Zoom app.
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This isn’t the first time Zoom has come under the radar of violating the privacy of users. Last year, a security expert found a critical flaw in the Zoom app for Apple’s Mac computers which could be used to control the webcam of a user.
The popularity of Zoom, the video conferencing software which is used by millions of enterprises, has spiked in the time of coronavirus. With millions of people across the world stuck indoors as the coronavirus spreads. they are turning to video calls to communicate with colleagues, teams and friends.
Although there are a number of platforms for video conferencing, many are choosing Zoom over others. Zoom is currently the most popular app on the Apple App store in a number of countries. The video conferencing tool s available across multiple platforms, including iOS, Android and Windows. A free version supports up to 100 participants in a video chat with a 40-minute time limit.
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