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Elon Musk’s SpaceX Bans Zoom After Security And Privacy Warnings

*Resources from : Forbes

Elon Musk’s SpaceX has banned the utilization of Zoom after growing concerns over the video conferencing app’s privacy and security. Consistent with Reuters, Musk’s firm announced it had disabled the app during a company memo.

Following a warning from U.S. enforcement about Zoom’s safety, an email sent on March 28 by SpaceX said: “We understand that a lot of folks were using this tool for conferences and meeting support. Please use email, text or phone as alternate means of communication.”

NASA , which is one among Space X ’s biggest customers, also prevents its employees from using Zoom.

Zoom security and privacy issues are emerging thick and fast

Zoom security and privacy issues still emerge. Yesterday, I wrote how researchers found Zoom security issues affecting both Windows and Mac computers. This is often additionally to misleading marketing on whether Zoom offers end to finish encryption, and a surge in uninvited guests “Zoom bombing” people’s chats.

Zoom is facing an investigation by the U.S attorney general over its security and privacy, while a category action lawsuit has been launched after it emerged the firm was sending data to Facebook Vice News reported.

As news about Zoom continues to arrive, Elon Musk’s SpaceX won’t be the last company to ban the video conferencing app.

But Zoom knows it’s an enormous amount of labor to try to regain–and in some cases simply gain–people’s trust. I reported earlier today how Zoom has made a series of security and privacy moves including pausing all new feature releases.

As a part of this, it’s also backtracked on a scary “attention tracking” feature that allowed your boss to ascertain if you had clicked far away from the meeting screen as concerns over privacy increased.


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