The San Jose-based company behind the now-popular videoconferencing software announced Thursday it has acquired Keybase, known for its secure messaging and file-sharing services. The plan, Zoom says, is to integrate Keybase's personnel to build end-to-end encryption throughout the service. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
A Zoom shareholder has filed a lawsuit against the video-conferencing company for allegedly covering up security vulnerabilities in its app.
Security researchers discovered an archive available on a dark web forum that includes thousands of compromised Zoom credentials.
Earlier this week video teleconferencing company Zoom fixed an issue that would have allowed users in Zoom "waiting rooms" to spy on meetings even if they weren't approved to attend them, according to researchers at Toronto-based Citizen Lab.