It’s asking all staff to avoid using the app for official business.
What you need to know
- The Indian government has issued an advisory to its employees, declaring the app ‘unsafe.’
- Another government report also warned of significant weakness in the app that made it vulnerable to cyber-attacks.
- This follows similar moves by Google and various governmental agencies from Taiwan, the U.K., Singapore, and Germany.
After lucking out as the app of choice for video calls during the early stages of the crisis, things have generally been going downhill for Zoom since then. After the revelation of severe vulnerabilities in its encryption protocols, the video calling service was met with a barrage of criticism that has resulted in several organizations — ranging from tech mogul Google to governments in Taiwan, Singapore, U.K., and Germany — opting to ban its use by their…