Video conferencing app Zoom

Zoom app, which has seen its popularity skyrocket in the corona virus pandemic, is in hot water after users complained to the FBI of being startled by porn during meetings.

FBI listed two examples where hackers had “Zoom-bombed” schools which have closed because of the deadly virus and which are now teaching classes online.

A Massachusetts high school reported that an unidentified individual dialled into the virtual classroom and yelled a profanity at the teacher before shouting the teacher’s home address.

Another school in the same state reported the appearance of an unknown person with swastika tattoos.

New York Attorney General Letitia James sent a letter to the in-vogue California enterprise “with a number of questions to ensure the company is taking appropriate steps to ensure users’ privacy and security,” a spokesman said.

Silicon Valley-based Zoom said it “takes its users’ privacy, security, and trust extremely seriously.”

“During the COVID-19 pandemic, we are working around-the-clock to ensure that hospitals, universities, schools, and other businesses across the world can stay connected and operational,” .

We appreciate the New York Attorney General’s engagement on these issues and are happy to provide her with the requested information.”

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