The Government of India issued an advisory stating that the Zoom video conferencing service is not a "secure platform" to use and has asked its employees and various departments not to use it to perform any official function. It has been observed that the zoom app is gaining wide spread in the backdrop of the coronovirus crisis. However, as more and more people signed up on the website, it also shed light on the lack of concrete security measures, which led to many companies and governments worldwide banning it.
In a 16-page advisory (PDF) issued by the Cyber Coordination Center (CyCord) and the Ministry of Home Affairs, the cyber security agency lists ways to prevent unauthorized access to Zoom as well as to curb any chance of a DOS attack. . To this effect, the advisor asks users to follow the guidelines and modify certain settings when they wish to use the Zoom video conferencing app for their personal purpose.