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[U]Tech offers best practices to avoid “Zoombombers” in online meetings

University Technology wants to make the campus community aware of “Zoombombing”, a term for malicious individuals who look for open Zoom meeting links and disrupt the meeting or class or share inappropriate material. While no such interruptions have been reported in CWRU classes or meetings, other universities across the country are reporting issues with “Zoombombing.”

Users who are teaching or conducting meetings via Zoom are urged to take simple actions to protect the privacy of meetings: never publish meeting links or IDs on a public website or via social media. [U]Tech has published a security best practices guide with more details on ways to protect your meeting.

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