Home Ministry bans Zoom abuse, launches India's own 'Namaste' instead


BanglaHunt Desk: Earlier, many companies forbade their employees to use zoom. This time the Indian government has also walked that path. The Home Ministry's guidelines on Thursday have advised the central government to refrain from using the app, not only in the work of the agency, but also in person.

One of the video conferencing platforms in India is going to make this recessionary market of Zoom a stepping stone to its own top. A Mumbai-based software company called Inscript is about to bring this “Namaste” app. While many people like Zoom can be in video conferencing, the maximum number of people who can be in video conferencing in this app is not known. Probably this “Namaste” app is going to be launched this week.

Many countries around the world are running lockdowns due to the corona virus. Schools, colleges, offices, courts closed in this situation. The only way to keep in touch is through social media and video conferencing platforms. At this time, Zoom has reached the top of popularity, leaving behind video conferencing platforms like WebX, MS Teams, Google Meet, Go to Meetings, WebX, MS Teams, Google Meet, Go to Meetings. But in the meantime, serious allegations were being made against this video conferencing platform.

Cyber ​​security company Sybel recently claimed that it bought the personal e-mail accounts and passwords of its 5.30 lakh customers, the URLs of personal meetings and the host-key Dark Web from Zoom at just 15 paise per account. Besides, they are selling this information to hackers in different countries. Although the whole incident has been denied by the Zoom authorities. Yet the whole world is deeply concerned about this incident.

Based on this allegation, world famous organizations like SpaceX, Google, NASA have banned the use of Zoom by employees. Zoom hired Facebook's former head of cyber security to bolster its own cyber security, but it didn't work out.

While 3 crore subscribers used this platform on an average 3 months ago, now it has increased to 20 crore daily. However, cyber experts believe that the popularity of Zoom will decline due to this incident.