Zoom to expand engineering centers in U.S., read full report

Video conferencing app Zoom has announced the expansion of engineering centers in the US. Under this, the company will appoint 500 software engineers for research and development in Phoenix and Pittsburgh for the next two years, thereby increasing the engineering workforce to 60 percent. The company says that our software has been used more than most worldwide due to lockdown. At the same time, about 300 million users are active on our platform every day.

The talent of the youth will be refined

Zoom’s engineering centers are currently in San Jose and China. Kelly Steckelberg, the company’s CFO, says the company is looking for offices near Arizona State University and Carnegie Mellon University, which will enable the talent of youth associated with the engineering sector to be refined.

New employees to work from home by September

We will soon start recruiting new employees,” said Kelly Steckelberg, CFO of Zoom. The new employees will work from home at least by September. He has further said that engineers will be recruited not for a short time but for long periods in Arizona and Pennsylvania.

Last month, the government made an alert about zoom app

India’s computer emergency response team and the National Cyber-Security Agency had cautioned people about zoom security last month and said that the zoom app could become a source of cyberattacks. Through this app, cybercriminals can steal data from government and private offices and misuse it.

Zoom app hacked over 5 lakh accounts

The bleaching computer in its report claimed that five lakh zoom accounts have been hacked and the personal data of people is being sold at a nominal price on the dark web. Zoom app users ‘ data is sold on the hackers’ forum. It was first reported by cybersecurity firm Cybele on April one.