September 24, 2022


Zoombombing And How To Avoid It

Would you keep your doors open for strangers to barge into your home? Of course, no! In this blog, we will briefly discuss about what Zoombombing is and how to avoid it.

Zoombombing  is an internet prank or social engineering technique in which an unwanted or uninvited user interrupts an online meeting through the Zoom or
other video conference application.

The intruder typically joins in the meeting, often using a screen name unrelated to the meeting's participants, and then proceeds to share
pornographic or harassing content.

Research shows that 97.6 percent of remote workers would like to work remotely, at least some of the time, for the rest of their careers and this leads to a steady increase in the use of video conferencing software.

The companies and institutes using videoconferencing means to undertake their daily activities have done a lot of cost-cutting.

However, Zoombombing dampens the effort of most remote workers.

Who are the victims of Zoombombing and how to avoid it?

Zoombombing is most common in schools and education sectors where it caused immense menace globally. They are known to encounter such online miscreants rather consistently.

Dealing with those unknown profiles making problematic remarks is cumbersome and removing them from online sessions do not make much difference either, as they find ways to rejoin.

Avoid Zoombombing with these simple steps:

Clan Meeting has shown its users two-step ways to secure their meeting rooms. You can use either of the following options, or both at the same

1. Enable Lobby

Using this security option, you can protect your meeting from unknown participants, by allowing only those whose names you

2. Password Entry

Participants will need to provide a password before entering the meeting and the best way to do that is to share the password
with only a select few members.

Implementing these two steps of Clan Meeting save your classes from being sabotaged-

  • You lock the room with additional password after the expected number of candidates turn up.
  • If by any chance, the second password gets leaked, you can remove the intruders and reset with a new password.

Interesting, right?

If you want to see how it works, click here.

A simple solution clears complicated doubts. Who knew that online sessions will be this easy to secure?

Hope you find the answers to your professional glitches on Clan Meeting.

If you have any queries, contact us.

Debolina Choudhury


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