Protect your Zoom session from ZoomBombing

ZoomBombing is a form of online trolling whereby a person in a zoom session shares unwanted/inappropriate content with everyone in the session.

  • Follow this guide from the official Zoom blog on how to prevent this disturbing behavior. 
  • Zoom has changed the default screen-sharing settings on EDU accounts to help prevent bad actors from breaking into your meeting with an inappropriate screen share.
  • Consider adding a password to your meeting to help deter ZoomBombers. See this article from Zoom for more information. 
  • Here’s a Zoom safety checklist from the Anit-Defamation League (ADL) to help you stay safe from ZoomBombing.

Also, here are some good tips from our colleagues at Carnegie Mellon University on preventing ZoomBombing attacks.