With the recent Stay At Home orders resulting from Covid19, many more people are using Zoom and other video chat ware to keep in touch with their colleagues. Unfortunately, that means many people who are unfamiliar with the platforms and their protocols, and lots of opportunities for bad actors to take advantage.
Numerous instances of online conferences being disrupted by pornographic images, hate speech or even threats can be mitigated using some platform tools.
Officials at Zoom have released tips for users of their video-conferencing platform to help avoid getting “Zoom-bombed” by trolls and even more serious threat actors during online meetings.
The developers of the online video-conferencing service cautioned users to avoid sharing Zoom meeting links publicly and widely on social media and to use some simple management tools within the system to help avoid scenarios in which uninvited participants disrupt meetings in unpleasant and threatening ways.
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