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« on: March 31, 2020, 04:05:24 pm »

Despite claims, Zoom calls are not end-to-end encrypted

"In fact, Zoom is using its own definition of the term, one that lets Zoom itself access unencrypted video and audio from meetings."

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Zoom's video conferencing calls aren't actually end-to-end encrypted.
That's because Zoom itself is able to access unencrypted video and audio from meetings.
The revelation could severely undermine Zoom's claims about privacy.


A report claims that video-conferencing service Zoom does not actually use end-to-end encryption as it's normally defined because Zoom is still able to access unencrypted audio and video.

According to The Intercept:


  Zoom, the video conferencing service whose use has spiked amid the Covid-19 pandemic, claims to implement end-to-end encryption, widely understood as the most private form of internet communication, protecting conversations from all outside parties. In fact, Zoom is using its own definition of the term, one that lets Zoom itself access unencrypted video and audio from meetings.


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