"Working To Stay Ahead With Updates, Patches": WhatsApp On Snooping Row
Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 7:52 PM
The kind of malware that led to the massive privacy-breach on WhatsApp in atleast 20-countries abuses vulnerabilities in operating systems of mobile phones, the messaging platform has said in a-fresh-statement, days after the snooping scandal came to light. "Unable to break end-to-end encryption, this kind of malware abuses vulnerabilities within the underlying operating systems that power our mobile phones," a-company-spokesperson said in a statement.
WhatsApp Had Said 121 Indians Were Snooped On In Second Alert
Sunday, November 3, 2019, 10:12 PM
121 Indians were targets of a massive snoop through an Israeli spyware that broke into phones through WhatsApp, Facebook-owned company had informed Indian authorities in the last week of September, as first reported by the Indian Express and confirmed by sources to NDTV. This was the second-alert after May, according-to-sources, which was sent by the messaging platform to Indian authorities about the privacy breach.