April 19, 2021

Zoom’s encryption update is like ‘skipping two generations on a smartphone upgrade’

By Rachel Kraus

Zoom's encryption update is like ‘skipping two generations on a smartphone upgrade'

Sorry, Zoom eavesdroppers.

Zoom announced Wednesday that its version 5.0 update will add some security upgrades that privacy-minded “Zoomers” will appreciate.

Most significantly, Zoom is improving the encryption standard that it uses, which makes call data more resistant to getting intercepted. Encryption has been a big issue for Zoom since The Intercept uncovered that its claims about having end-to-end encryption were …

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