Zoom Panic

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Graeme
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Zoom Panic

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This looks like a Chrome message warning, might be from somewhere else.

I installed Zoom last night for a meeting. This morning this message appeared on my screen:

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So I trusted it but I have exited Zoom.

Is this just Chrome paranoia of Chinese software or should I be worried?

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Graeme
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Re: Zoom Panic

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When I navigate to https://zoom.us in Chrome it shows
Zoom.png
which is what I expect.

What do you see?
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Hello Stuart

I get the same when I go to their website:

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The popup appeared the day after installing the Zoom software separate from and at a time when I was not on the website.

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That sounds worrying to me. I use Zoom regularly and have never seen this. I suggest ignoring it, if it doesn't happen again. It may have been a temporary glitch on the network or on the Zoom server. Other possible causes are that someone had mapped the Zoom server name to a different address (were you using a public WiFi?), or that you have a hacked copy of Zoom. You may need to ensure you have downloaded the real Zoom app.
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Thanks Stuart.

My copy of Zoom was downloaded a few months ago for an astronomy talk. Used once only. I'm on my wifi at home. I will be using it again tomorrow evening.

I'll ignore it and hope it goes away!

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Graeme