Gentoo Archives: gentoo-user

From: Jorge Almeida <jjalmeida@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] zoom?
Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 12:44:14
Message-Id: CAKpSnpLpVQn9vpG-DQ_s6FjUAQ=S64nmra=Ti10zZDA5pb-spw@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-user] zoom? by Alec Ten Harmsel
On Wed, Mar 25, 2020 at 12:10 PM Alec Ten Harmsel
<alec@××××××××××××××.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, Mar 25, 2020, at 08:04, Michael wrote: > > I have not used Zoom, but the interwebs are screaming about the fly-by malware > > silent installations that come with it. I don't know if this applies to Linux > > too. > > My understanding is that it reports running processes and other info about your machine back to Zoom. Don't know why. As soon as I'm done with a meeting, I stop it so it's not running all the time. >
Wow. It doesn't get much more spooky that that. The reason I was checking zoom is that it is what people @work are using. But they're not a security-conscious bunch at all, at all. Jorge

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Re: [gentoo-user] zoom? Jean-Christophe Bach <jc.bach@×××××××.org>