This article explains what Zoombombing is and how you can prevent it.
What is Zoombombing?
Zoombombing is when an uninvited guest joins an open Zoom meeting. In many cases, this results in the intruder sharing their screen with unwanted content, including graphic photos and videos.
How can I Prevent Zoombombing?
By default, Zoom allows participants to share their screen. To prevent participants from screen sharing:
- In the host controls, click the arrow next to Share Screen and click Advanced Sharing Options.
- Under Who can share, choose Only Host.
- Close the window.
Other steps to manage unwanted guests from joining your Zoom event:
For more information on ‘Zoombombing’, please see the full article here from the New York Times.
Visit our other articles Zoom Security and Zoom Tips to help secure your Zoom meeting.
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