Online Classroom Hijacking During COVID-19

Well, we knew this was coming with how fast we had to pivot to this new way to go to school and work.

FBI Warns of Teleconferencing and Online Classroom Hijacking During COVID-19 Pandemic

"As large numbers of people turn to video-teleconferencing (VTC) platforms to stay connected in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, reports of VTC hijacking (also called “Zoom-bombing”) are emerging nationwide. The FBI has received multiple reports of conferences being disrupted by pornographic and/or hate images and threatening language."

If this is concerning you too, call Emerge at 859-746-1030 so that we can get the virtual environment you are relying on secure.


More resources for the education sector from Cisco:

Webex for School Teachers: Teaching Virtually
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• Virtual Class Lesson Plan
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• Facilitate Group Projects Virtually
• Top Ways to Reach Students at Home