Zoom announces version 5.0 with improved security and control features

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New version with 256-bit AES encryption (for real this time) to be rolled out next week

Zoom has announced an updated version of its video conferencing app after facing intense criticism about the security of its platform. The company said that the Zoom 5.0 will come with a variety...

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