Aug 9, 2018

Your WhatsApp Messages Can Be Manipulated By Ha/ckers


Cybersecurity firm Researchers said on Wednesday they had found flaw in WhatsApp which gives ha.ckers ability to manipulate your messages or even send fake messages and read them.

Your WhatsApp messages can be manipulated


This is a popular messaging app and when ha.cker has access to these messages it can cause potential harm.

CheckPoint said;
the vulnerability gives a hacker the possibility “to intercept and manipulate messages sent by those in a group or private conversation” as well as “create and spread misinformation”.

This report of the flaw is becoming alarming becuase they need to prevent spreading misinformation due to its popularity and convenience for forwarding messages to groups.

READ ALSO: how to Make Group Video Calls and Voice on Whatsapp

Whatsapp are implementing nee features which will limit the number of times you can forward messages to groups.

WhatsApp also added: “We carefully reviewed this issue and it’s the equivalent of altering an email to make it look like something a person never wrote.”

However, WhatsApps said: “This claim has nothing to do with the security of end-to-end encryption, which ensures only the sender and recipient can read messages sent on WhatsApp.”

Whatsapp are still battling to fight misinformation from users who spread false info about a particular person or spreading fake news.

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2 comments:

  1. Ade adewaleAugust 09, 2018

    So why have they not fixed this till now

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  2. This is a popular social media app for for them to have such a flaw in their system, they aren't serious.

    It is high time these companies stop telling us about their flaws and fix them before it causes potential harm

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