The video conferencing app Zoom has announced the expansion of engineering centers in the US. As part of this, the company will employ 500 software engineers for research and development in Phoenix and Pittsburgh for the next two years, increasing the engineering workforce by 60 percent. At the same time, the company says that due to the lockdown, our software has been used the most worldwide. Also, around 300 million users are active on our platform daily.
The Talent of youth will be Enhanced
For your information, let us know that the engineering centers of Zoom are currently between San Jose and China. At the same time, the company’s CFO Kelly Steckelberg says the company is looking for offices near Arizona State University and Carnegie Mellon University, which will hone the talent of young people involved in the engineering field.
New Employees will Work from Home till September
Zoom CFO Kelly Steckelberg said that we will soon start recruiting new employees. Also, new employees will work from home until at least September. He further states that Engineers will be recruited in Arizona and Pennsylvania not for short periods but for longer periods.
Last month, the government alerted about the zoom app
India’s Computer Emergency Response Team and the National Cyber-Security Agency had last month warned people about the security of zoom and said that the zoom app could be a tool for cyber attacks. Through this app, cybercriminals can steal data from government and private offices and misuse it.
Five million accounts of Zoom app hacked
Bleeping Computer claimed in its report that five lakh accounts of Zoom have been hacked and personal data of people is being sold on the Dark Web for a nominal price. Data of zoom app users is being sold on hackers forum. Cybersecurity firm Cybele was first informed about this on April 1.