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Zoom releasing three new security features on May 9

Zoom has been thrashed with security issues lately as more and more people are using online conferencing services. Starting from May 9, free Zoom accounts will get three security features, as Zoom continues to boost privacy and security protections.

Zoom recently added nine new features which adds greater security and allowing users flexibility and customisation on privacy and security settings. Free users will now have three features standard and will be able to disable these if they require. Zoom has outlined the following changes:

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Zoom will also deploy additional security changes for our free Basic users this coming weekend, and these include default safeguards.

Beginning May 9, Basic Zoom accounts will be updated with the following changes:

  • Passwords will be required for all meetings, including new meetings, previously scheduled meetings, and those using PMI
  • Waiting Rooms for PMI will be turned on by default
  • Screen sharing privileges will be Host Only by default

These enhanced protections will help enable our free users to securely meet right out of the box.

Personal Meeting ID’s or known as PMIs, were a Zoom feature which allowed users to easily join meetings, as well as Zoom-Crashers to easily join without difficulty. Coupled with standard links with a static id and the default no password, made bombing/crashing a breeze.

Both Free and Paid Zoom accounts can utilise the new security features, specifically locking the meeting once all participants have arrived and muting participants on entry.

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Zoom Statement sourced from 9to5Mac


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