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Security: Zoom will enable waiting rooms by default to keep trolls out

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Zoom will make a couple of important security changes in an effort to prevent trolls from crashing shared video calls on the app. To be exact, it will require passwords to enter calls and will switch on waiting rooms by default starting on April 5th. The platform’s explosive growth due to COVID-19 brought its security shortcomings into stark relief, and one of the biggest issues its users have to deal with is bad actors entering calls uninvited. According to TechCrunch, people “Zoombombing” calls usually go around guessing meeting IDs and then blasting participants with offensive imagery or just shouting profanities and slurs.

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