Orange County Public Schools says man exposed himself after hacking into online Florida class

Hacker gained access to Zoom video conferencing
Posted at 2:35 PM, Apr 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-02 14:36:23-04

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — School officials in Florida say a man exposed himself to students after hacking into an online class being held by a public school.

Orange County Public Schools in Orlando on Thursday said in a letter to teachers that the man gained unauthorized access to the Zoom video conferencing instructional lesson and exposed himself to the class.

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The letter encouraged teachers to use the “waiting room" function in Zoom, which allows the host to control when a participant joins a meeting.

The letter said the case was being handled by law enforcement. The coronavirus has forced schools to shift to online classes.