With the increased popularity of video conferencing for work, school, and social life comes increased security issues. If your video conference is hacked (meeting bombing), you may experience uninvited guests disrupting your video conference with threatening language, pornography, and/or hate images. This behavior may violate state and federal criminal law and is worth reporting.
If you think your video conference has been hacked, we recommend that you act immediately by following our guidelines below, and then proceed to our Report, Recover, and Reinforce sections for further assistance.
These resources have been gathered, selected and vetted to help simplify the process of recovering after a cybercrime incident has taken place. You may need to contact organizations outside FightCybercrime.org. Results will vary depending on your circumstances.
Set up advanced security controls on your video conferencing app:
Once you have notified the appropriate organizations and you are on the road to recovery, it is time to reinforce your cybersecurity using these resources and tools.