Zoom is a popular app used for video calling and telephony, the zoom is a great software application and has many users, but it also has some security risks. Because of the security and privacy risks of zoom, plea moved to ban that unsecured App and seeking help from the supreme court.
Petitioner Harsh Chugh said in a statement that zoom is not a safe software application and don’t have proper end-end encryption, it violates the acts of information technology and does not follow the essential rules of information technology. While argued about Zoom petitioner Harsh Chugh further said, Zoom violates the vital information technology Act 2000 and a basic rule of information technology “ Safeguards and procedure about interception, Decryption and monitoring of information technology”.
The CEO of Zoom software application accepted that there are many mistakes, faults and defects in the Security and safety of the software application. Zoom becomes a threat to the privacy of its users, CEO of Zoom accepted the security and privacy faults in the software of Zoom and also apologized about it. Now, because of the security issues, many peoples did not want to use Zoom App anymore and gives preference to its alternatives. No doubt, there are many video-telephony and video conference apps available with better features and excellent privacy and Security. Zoom is failed in providing a comfortable environment to the users and could not be providing full Security to the users. This act is totally against the rules of cybersecurity. Because of these security issues in the App, it becomes more easily accessible for hackers and scammers. As per plea Zoom is very unsecured and could face many cyber and hacking breaches in future, and some hacking issues are already reported.
According to plea, Zoom is constantly violated rules and regulation related to the Security of the App, and it did not give attention to maintaining good privacy for the users. It is the responsibility of Zoom to providing a fully secure and safe environment. Plea further argued that Zoom software application practices cyber hoarding and data hoarding and many other critical security issues. Zoom also faces a big problem called “Zoom-bombing”, this issue is related to the unauthorized access, is it any stranger can get access to the personal meeting of Zoom and can share content with anyone. Now, safe environment becomes very necessary for Zoom, and it should realize the mistakes and defaults in the App and have to take a step for improving the safety and security of the software application. Zoom should stop misleading the peoples about the excellent Security and exceptional privacy of the App. It should realize that how it violates the rules of Information technology and have to provide a secure and safe environment with privacy benefits to the users.