Zoom 5.0 (Zoom Updated) video conferencing platform has seen Increase in growth of user-base since coronavirus lockdown across the globe. It offers both free and paid subscription plans with support up to 1000 participants.
When it comes to security, the service has been questioned a lot regarding the user-safety.
With the latest Updated Version 5.0, the company claims to have fixed some of these issues.
Zoom is now more secure than ever and it even claims that it is more protected when compared to the competitive video conference services
What’s New With Zoom 5.0?
GMC (Galois/Counter Mode) encryption, which is an algorithm that provides stronger authentication along with an error detecting code.
The algorithm is used to detect both intentional and un-authorized modifications.
In simpler words, hacking Zoom 5.0 is very difficult and even if someone tries to hack or get into a meeting, the service will know about it. GCS uses 256-bit encryption along with Advanced Encryption Standard (AES), which makes it even harder to crack.
Update was released on April 27 and the company will mandate Zoom update post-May 30th, where users will not be able to use services if they are running on an older version of the app