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Vulnerability Allowed Brute-Forcing Passwords of Private Zoom Meetings

July 30, 2020

The Zoom video-conferencing platform has become highly popular since the COVID-19 pandemic has forced many to work from home.

As it was rising to fame, Zoom also came under heavy scrutiny from security companies and privacy advocates, which pushed it to improve the security of its users, including through implementing end-to-end encryption and through revamping its bug bounty program.

The newly disclosed issue, web developer and security researcher Tom Anthony reveals, was addressed in early April, just as security concerns regarding Zoom were being fueled by the wide adoption of the service.

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