|The official communication from University IT|
You are most likely going to use Zoom web conferencing in your campus role moving forward. Unfortunately, hackers have figured out a way to exploit Zoom and we must now guard against “Zoombombing.” This has occurred when Zoom links that are publicly available have been exploited by people who inject offensive material into the Zoom session via screen sharing. We are aware of this happening during some online courses at USC and local high schools.
This may sound distressing or overwhelming but don’t worry, this can be avoided by taking the following precautions:
Click here for detailed instructions on ensuring login to Zoom or enabling/disabling Zoom Privacy Settings.
Please remember, Media Services is providing Zoom support - please sign up for a Zoom 1:1 consultation using this link.
I hope this information helps, please let us know if you have questions. You can contact Media Services at email@example.com or 408-554-4520.
Here is Zoom's response to the problem, and provides a few more options if you are interested.
For even more information, check out these articles:
Zoom Bombing. Yes, it's a thing. Know what it is and how to report it. Print
Modified on: Thu, Mar 26, 2020 at 12:41 PM
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