As employees all over the world began working from home last year, organizations turned to video conferencing software as a means to stay connected and hold meetings.#technology #tech #video #VideoConferencing #TeleConferencing
However, spending countless hours on Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex and other video conferencing platforms left many workers feeling exhausted and gave birth to the phrase 'Zoom fatigue'. Now though, researchers from Stanford university have discovered why video conferencing can be much more tiring than in-person meetings and regular office interactions.
A farmer who was half kidding when she suggested hiring out her goats out for Zoom meetings during lockdown has said making £50,000 shows it was no joke."Kidding"! See what they did there?
The fast-growing encrypted messaging app is making itself increasingly vulnerable to abuse. Current and former employees are sounding the alarm.#technology #tech #SocialMedia #SocialNetworking #communication #WhatsApp #Facebook #Signal
The hacker, donk_enby, explained that she only scraped what was publicly available: "I hope that it can be used to hold people accountable and to prevent more death."How one woman led a "host of amateur data hoarders" to retrieve a mass of evidence of the attack on The Capitol.
A document [PDF]from the Texas Attorney General as part of its antitrust investigation reveals that shortly after Facebook acquired WhatsApp in 2015, it gave Google exclusive access to millions of WhatsApp messages, photos, videos, and audio files that were supposedly end-to-end encrypted at the time. If they were truly end-to-end encrypted, this sort of access would not be possible.#technology #tech #security #privacy #Google #Facebook