The dumpster fire that is Zoom’s security and privacy practices continues to rage after it emerged that Zoom’s ‘Company Directory’ feature pooled thousands of strangers together, exposing personal data.
According to a report from Motherboard
Popular video-conferencing Zoom is leaking personal information of at least thousands of users, including their email address and photo, and giving strangers the ability to attempt to start a video call with them through Zoom.
The issue lies in Zoom’s “Company Directory” setting, which automatically adds other people to a user’s lists of contacts if they signed up with an email address that shares the same domain. This can make it easier to find a specific colleague to call when the domain belongs to an individual company. But multiple Zoom users say they signed up with personal email addresses, and Zoom pooled them together with thousands of…