Parish council Zoom ​star Jackie Weaver:​ ‘​I got a number of emails from “Alan’s iPad” but ignored them​’​ | Books- Tempemail

Jackie Weaver, 63, is the engagingly improbable internet star who found herself on a fast track to fame when a Zoom meeting of the Handforth parish council meeting, which she was overseeing, went viral. Her calm banishment of troublesome and shouty men, along with her humour, has won many admirers. Continue Reading

Can virtual meeting spaces save us all from Zoom fatigue? | Technology

I’m playing online Pictionary while chatting with five people I’ve never met. This is not at all how I usually spend my Thursdays. We’ve all dropped into a virtual meeting space on a site called gather.town, which provides free customisable spaces for anyone who wants to organise a get-together without Continue Reading

Windows, Ubuntu, Zoom, Safari, MS Exchange Hacked at Pwn2Own 2021 – Tempemail

The 2021 spring edition of Pwn2Own hacking contest concluded last week on April 8 with a three-way tie between Team Devcore, OV, and Computest researchers Daan Keuper and Thijs Alkemade. A total of $1.2 million was awarded for 16 high-profile exploits over the course of the three-day virtual event organized Continue Reading

‘Virtual meetings aren’t going anywhere soon’: how to put your best Zoom face forward | Beauty

Thought we were a nation of narcissists pre-Covid? Well, a global pandemic has taken things to a whole new level. It’s safe to say nobody planned to spend quite so much of the past year staring at their own grainy reflection, but with everything from weddings to work meetings forced Continue Reading

New Zoom Screen-Sharing Bug Lets Other Users Access Restricted Apps – Tempemail

A newly discovered glitch in Zoom’s screen sharing feature can accidentally leak sensitive information to other attendees in a call, according to the latest findings. Tracked as CVE-2021-28133, the unpatched security vulnerability makes it possible to reveal contents of applications that are not shared, but only briefly, thereby making it Continue Reading

ChimpanZoom? Primates at Czech zoo go wild for video calls | Zoom

Humans might be tiring of video calls, Zoom birthdays and streamed performances, but the chimps at two Czech zoos are just starting to enjoy their new live online link-up. To make up for the lack of interaction with visitors since the attractions closed in December under Covid-19 restrictions, the chimpanzees Continue Reading

5 Surprisingly Simple Ways to Keep Hackers Out of Your Zoom Call – Tempemail

The COVID-19 remote work exodus has seen billions of people working from home, which means video conferencing apps have exploded in popularity. At the forefront is the service Zoom. However, with Zoom’s explosive popularity came a series of highly publicized security issues. To unpack this, ITNA’s Jenna Delport chatted with Gabe Goldhirsh, VP Continue Reading

Zoom sees revenues soar 326% year-over-year as office life remains on hold | Zoom

A year of working from home may have driven many of us to the brink but it’s been great news for Zoom, the video conferencing business. On Monday, the company announced its revenues had soared 326% year-over-year to $2.6bn and there was little sign of slowing at the end of Continue Reading