Zoombombing Can Be Prevented By Following These Steps

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Zoom  (ZM) - Get Report has become one of the most popular video conferencing platforms during the coronavirus pandemic, and one of the key components of its popularity is that it's really easy to use. Individuals, companies, schools, media groups, and even the government are on the platform.

And with the coronavirus forcing people to work remotely, Zoom users have skyrocketed. According to the company, it had 200 million daily users in March 2020 compared to 10 million daily users in December 2019.

This growth has certainly put a smile on Eric Yuan's face. Yuan is the founder and CEO of Zoom. The 49-year-old entrepreneur's wealth has expanded as Zoom's stock price has increased. Yuan made it onto Forbes' annual list of billionaires for the first time with a net worth of $5.5 billion

But recently, news reports of 'zoombombing' have surfaced. Zoombombing is a virtual attack by an uninvited user who posts offensive comments or pornographic content in video conferences.

Zoom has publicly apologized to its users for these security lapses. It also has advised users to follow some basic steps so that they don't become victims of zoombombing.

To know more about how you can prevent yourself, watch the video above. 

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