Zoom to strengthen security and start working with the FBI
Personal conversations and correspondence of premium users of one of the most popular services for video conferences Zoom will be equipped through cross encryption protection.
All about the FBI
From the information provided by Bloomberg, this is one of the main measures that Zoom specialists took to cooperate with the FBI. Zoom CEO Eric S. Yuan officially confirmed this information later. He told, the company wants to provide the FBI access to the accounts of those who violate the law.
Premium account protection only
This encryption system will protect users who have paid accounts from third-party access to their correspondence.
“Free users for sure we don’t want to give that because we also want to work together with FBI, with local law enforcement in case some people use Zoom for a bad purpose,” said CEO of Zoom.
The popularity of boom and imperfect reputation
Cybersecurity experts believe that prankers, spammers, and other people who break the law often use free accounts on the Zoom service.
The coronavirus pandemic brought the service enormous popularity, as it began to be used for various online events, the demand for which significantly increased. Also, Zoom has often been criticized due to the low level of security and multiple leaks of confidential data.