[At-Large] Krebs on Security : ‘War Dialing’ Tool Exposes Zoom’s Password Problems

Dev Anand Teelucksingh devtee at gmail.com
Fri Apr 3 04:07:32 UTC 2020

As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to force people to work from home,
countless companies are now holding daily meetings using videoconferencing
services from *Zoom*. But without the protection of a password, there’s a
decent chance your next Zoom meeting could be “Zoom bombed” — attended or
disrupted by someone who doesn’t belong. And according to data gathered by
a new automated Zoom meeting discovery tool dubbed “*zWarDial*,” a crazy
number of meetings at major corporations are not being protected by a



The internet is rife with online communities where users can go and share
Zoom conference codes and request that pranksters connect and hurl insults,
play pornographic material, or make death threats against other
participants -- in a practice called Zoom-bombing or a Zoom raid.
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