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Govt warns its officials about the Zoom app


Atta Ur Rehman KhanWeb Editor & Columnist

16th Apr, 2020. 08:10 pm
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The Indian government has advised its officers to avoid to use the Zoom app.

The Cyber Coordination Center of the Ministry of Home Affairs sent the advisory to the officials.

According to the details, the new initiative by the government was taken just after when their cyber-security agency warned about the app.

The sources said that Computer Emergency Response Team of India earlier warned the officials about Zoom app.

Be clear that Zoom app has gained the popularity amid coronavirus pandemic outbreak that has pushed people to start working from home.

ZOOM video conferencing App sharing your Data with Facebook

The United States has also recently told its officials to not use Zoom app due to security concerns.

The sources also said that FBI is also investing the application to observe the flaws after receiving multiple reports from users.

Zoom

Zoom app is widely being used for video calls, online official conferences, classes and other professional purposes. The app is available for free, but a call session has a limit of 40 minutes. You will have to pay $14.99 for longer conferences and more participants. Over 100 people can be on a call for free, more people can join with a fee.

 

 

 

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