In times of physical distancing imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic maintaining activities as usual, either for business, institutional or social purposes means making use of the videoconference technology available. The Zoom Cloud Meetings app, more simply known as Zoom, has surpassed more familiar products of the giants Google and Microsoft as the most downloaded app. Once considered a business and institutional tool, the app is now one of the most popular social platforms in the world and its value rivals not only Messenger and Skype but other apps like Netflix and Glovo.
Alcides Fonseca, LASIGE researcher, was contacted by Dinheiro Vivo for insight on this technology trend. With his contribution we get to know more about the utility of the software, to understand better its recently exposed vulnerabilities and to be aware of more safe and secure alternatives when required.
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