Tag: zoom


Zoom reaches $85M settlement in ‘Zoombombing’ lawsuit

August 2, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

Zoom has agreed to pay $85 million to settle a lawsuit that accused the video conferencing giant of violating users’ privacy by sharing their data with third parties without permission and enabling “Zoombombing” incidents. Zoombombing, a term coined by TechCrunch […]

Federal, Hardware & Software, Policy, Tech

Zoom settles with FTC after making ‘deceptive’ security claims

November 9, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

The Federal Trade Commission has announced a settlement with Zoom, after it accused the video calling giant of engaging in “a series of deceptive and unfair practices that undermined the security of its users,” in part by claiming the encryption […]


Facebook updates Messenger Rooms as Zoom sits at top of the App Store

August 26, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

Messenger Rooms, Facebook’s social Zoom competitor, is today rolling out new features aimed at making Rooms easier to both create and discover as well as those for further personalizing your Rooms experience. The changes follow Messenger’s recent slight dip from […]


Zoom Faces More Legal Challenges Over End-to-End Encryption

August 13, 2020

Via: Threat Post

Video-conferencing behemoth Zoom has been hit with yet another lawsuit stemming from its claim to offer end-to-end encryption for sessions. The suit, filed in a Washington D.C. court [PDF] this week by a nonprofit advocacy group called Consumer Watchdog, alleges […]