The Zoom teleconference application, is now the highlight. Not only is it used by many of the world’s inhabitants who are currently pyhsical distancing to minimize corona virus outbreak, but also because of the security gaps that are in it.
Recently, reportedly thousands of videos of virtual meeting recordings in Zoom, leaked on the internet. In fact, in the video, a lot of sensitive information such as children’s faces are being teleconference, corporate income, to immoral content.
Zoom CEO, Eric Yuan even admits if the app is not completely secure. He also promised to solve the problem of privacy and security of dama several months ahead. Even in some US states, Zoom is already banned for use.
The New York Department of Education has banned teachers from using Zoom when performing teleconference with students who are studying at home.
They are also directed to use similar apps that are considered more secure, such as Microsoft Teams and will train teachers and department staff to use them.
If you feel one of the most worried about the security of your personal data due to Zoom’s security range, deleting your account can be considered. Deleting your Zoom account is not difficult.
⇔ The first thing to do is visit the Zoom site in the following link and then log in to your Zoom account. Then, go to the menu “Admin ” That is in the left sidebar.
⇔ Click Account Management and then select Account Profile. To the right of the Terminate my Account option, click on the option and select Yes to delete the account.
Zoom account will be erased afterwards. When Zoom has kept its promise to fix security gaps, you can create an account again if you still want to use Zoom.
The Zoom application itself is widely chosen because it is easy to use than similar platforms. Nevertheless, Zoom is currently stumbling into security issues.
Security researchers call Zoom a loophole that is easy to infiltrated by hackers.
In fact, it was also confirmed by the Zoom spokesperson. According to him, Zoom security system relies solely on Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol.