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BRAAA Zoom Call Hacked

By Gordon HopkinsMembers of the governing board of Blue Rivers Area Agency on Aging (BRAAA) were holding a meeting via Zoom on Monday, March 23, when the call was interrupted by hackers.BRAAA serves southeast Nebraska’s elderly community in Jefferson, Gage, Johnson, Nemaha, Otoe, Pawnee, Richardson and Thayer counties.

Zoom is an online teleconferencing platform that has seen a substantial increase in use over the last two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It has also become a regular target of internet hackers. While some attempts to hack Zoom are intended to steal private information or deliver malware (malicious programs), many are s...


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