Remember about web security during quarantine

How to work remotely and safely?

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Probably you are very interested whether remote conferencing apps are protected enough against hacking. That’s a really crucial question, especially when the whole world has moved to online format. It’s no wonder that a lot of hackers use such a situation with the COVID-19 outbreak as their chance to play with naive users.

P2P CONNECTION

Being a video conferencing and webinar services, we at xroom.app understand that different models of web communications and businesses exist. That’s why we at xroom.app focused on peer-to-peer connections from the start.

xroom.app does not even touch user videos, those are sent directly from a peer to a peer. And after we introduce video repeaters those will be open-source, so that everyone could check what we are doing with videos.

NO COOKIES

xroom.app doesn’t use cookies for identifying users. We use our own fingerprinting technology that seems to give us enough precision.

If you are not using server API or plugins you may be sure that everything is secure and no one from xroom.app can get any data from your communication channels, whether it is video, audio, text chat or files. If you use server API then in xroom.app personnel can get access to your room configuration if necessary for debugging. However we still cannot get any data from within your communications, as it is encrypted by the users themselves.

PERSONAL DATA

The data on visitors of xroom.app domain is fully anonymized and we do not pass it to any third party. We do not even pass it to Google Analytics or any similar platform, on contrary to almost 100% of other online services.

EASY TO START. NO SIGN-UPS OR INSTALLS

Thus with xroom.app any user can arrange a fast and safe video conferencing and webinar with no registration or installation both from a desktop and a smartphone. Among the popular use cases are webinars, online video meetings, remote schooling, technical interviews.

There is also a variety of free plugins. Moreover, you can also create your own ones. Audio and screen recording, pair and mob programming, room locking, phone book, sketching tool and so on.

Providing the world’s first conferencing platform combining simplicity, white-labelling, security and privacy. Also features, plugins, streaming & an API.

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