Article Trunk



Posts Tagged ‘zoom’

You can use ANY image for your Zoom background

Don't be boring! If you still have to go to work meetings via Zoom's video calls, switch up the background to something interesting. Using the "virtual background" feature (once you're logged into the meeting), you can insert ANY image you want behind you. Share your flair with the people you work ...

Looking back at Zoom’s ascent a year after it filed to go public

Zoom, a video chat service then popular with corporations, filed to go public on March 22, 2019. Best known in venture and corporate circles, Zoom was far from a household name at the time. However, the groundwork for its 2020-era consumer breakthrough during the novel coronavirus epidemic was detailed during its IPO march in the ...

Zoom is a work-from-home privacy disaster waiting to happen

Just because you're working from home doesn't mean your boss isn't still keeping tabs on your every mouse click.  In recent days, thanks in part to the social-distancing measures made necessary by the coronavirus outbreak, converts to the work-f... ...

Good news for enterprise startups: SaaS helped **** the single-vendor stack

In the old days of enterprise software, when companies like IBM, Oracle and Microsoft ruled the roost, there was a tendency to shop from a single vendor. You bought the whole stack, which made life easier for IT — even if it didn’t always work out so well for end users, who were stuck using ...

Idiotic security mistakes in smart conferencing gear allows hackers to spy on board rooms, steal presentations

Dten is a "certified hardware provider" for Zoom, making smart screens and whiteboards for videoconferencing; a Forescout Research report reveals that Dten committed a string of idiotic security blunders in designing its products, exposing its customers to video and audio surveillance, as well as theft of presentations and whiteboard data.

Among the mistakes Forescout identified:

* ...