Vulnerability problems were identified two years ago or longer, according to the New York Times.
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zoom The video conferencing platform, which became increasingly popular in this tight space, has a lot to tell, as security vulnerabilities have been discovered and it has even been found that accounts are sold on the “dark internet”.
Although many have said that the pandemic has surprised application technology, some former engineers have contributed Dropbox They claimed that Zoom’s problems were discovered two or more years ago and the company had done nothing according to the information published The New York Times.
According to the American newspaper, two hackers traveled to Singapore for a Dropbox-sponsored competition in 2019, where they decided to hack zoom, a service used by the company’s employees, and without much effort, they found a significant security vulnerability in the software that allowed control of some users’ computers.
Since then, Dropbox has monitored the security practices of the video conferencing application. Cloud storage platform staff were surprised by Zoom’s seriousness and slowness in solving these problems.
Given all the issues that have arisen, Zoom CEO Eric Yuan announced that the brand will make every effort in the coming days to improve the security and privacy of its users.