Did Zoom go too far in pleasing users?

Prashant Bagga
2 min readMay 12, 2020
Claudiu Hegedus, Unsplash
Claudiu Hegedus, Unsplash

Once the pandemic hit, Zoom saw a tremendous surge in users. Daily meeting participants went from 10 million in December to over 300 million in April.

With that popularity came reports of Zoom’s security and privacy issues. These are just a few of them –

1. Zoombombing
2. Bypassing security mechanisms to install the software
3. Capturing videos of private calls and using…