WhatsApp is still considered a very useful tool today for a number of reasons. But there is also a “hidden side” of the platform that causes a lot of discussion, at least according to the latest information that emerged
The number one messaging platform in the world is without a doubt Whatsapp. A success gained over the years also and above all thanks to the careful work carried out by the team of developers. Every day, new useful features are refined and studied that could enrich a service that is in itself very varied.
With so many tools made available to anyone for free, it is “normal” to expect them to be used even for unethical purposes. According to what has emerged in recent days with detailed information, Meta’s service is also being exploited in a worrying way.
WhatsApp as a spying tool, is now an alarm for users
He thought about it directly when he launched the accusation Pavel Durovowner of the bitter rivals of Whatsapp: that means Telegram. According to what the entrepreneur explained on the official channel of his platform, all the errors, bugs and data leaks found in the last 13 years within the messaging service they would never exist. Or rather, they have never been set up by hackers and bad guys.
It would have been backdoori.e. doors left open on purpose by WhatsApp in order to best spy on their users. A few days ago yet another update in this sense was released, to solve two errors in the security systems found by some experts in the sector.
“Another security problem exactly like the one discovered in 2018. Then another in 2019 and another in 2020. And yes, one also in 2017. Before 2016, WhatsApp didn’t even have encryption. Such problems are hardly random: they are backdoors implanted in the app“The heavy accusation made by Durov. To corroborate his thesis an episode that occurred a few years ago, when the account of Jeff Bezos was hacked. “It doesn’t matter that you are the richest person on Earth: if you have WhatsApp installed on your phone, all your data, from any app, are accessible” has continued the owner of Telegram.
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