Zoom app has apparently become a favourite and famous tool among people during the lockdown
and it is being used by schools and many private players.
"Most of the settings can be done by logging into users Zoom account on the website, or installed application at PC/Laptop/Phone and also during conducting a conference," the guidelines from MHA mentions.
Officials in the Home Ministry told IANS that the app has some specific weaknesses so it is necessary to avoid its use for official purposes as it can encrypt meeting data.
A report had recently claimed that Zoom is also prone to hacking. The 'Zoom client for Windows' is vulnerable to the 'UNC path injection' vulnerability that could let remote attackers steal login credentials for victims' Windows systems, TheHacckeNews had reported.
As businesses, schools and colleges and millions of SMBs use video conferencing tool Zoom during the work-from-home scenario, the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) had warned people about porn material being popped up during the video meetings. The Boston branch of the law enforcement agency had also said it received multiple reports of Zoom conferences being disrupted by pornographic and/or hate images and threatening language.