Ceri Weber had just begun to defend her dissertation when the chaos began: Echoes and voices interrupted her. Someone parroted her words. Then Britney Spears music came on, and someone told Weber to shut up. Someone threatened to rape her.
Hackers had targeted the meeting on the video conference platform Zoom while Weber was completing the final step of her doctoral degree at Duke University.
The harassment lasted 10 minutes – the result of an increasingly common form of cyber attack known as “Zoom bombing.” 6News – REGINA GARCIA CANO and AARON MORRISON | April 7, 2020