Breaking News         Latest US News              New York News              Fx Tribune

How Does Sketch Compare to Axure?
An IT security company wants to discover a security flaw in WhatsApp. There is no fundamental problem.

Instant Messaging: Chat histories on WhatsApp can be manipulated

An IT security company wants to discover a security flaw in WhatsApp. There is no fundamental problem.

Instant Messaging: Chat histories on WhatsApp can be manipulated

Security experts discovered a vulnerability in WhatsApp messenger. Through gap, messages can be manipulated, Israeli security company checkpoint informed. Both single and group chats are affected. Hackers could strike three ways: change messages that have already been sent, publish messages to a group by issuing as a member, and send a message to a single person and make it look like a group message.

Checkpoint pointed to danger of invasion of election campaigns. In this respect, service plays an "increasingly central role". Lastly, re were several Lynch murders in India by citizens who were brought up by rumors spread by WhatsApp.

On findings of checkpoint, WhatsApp stated that it had checked this problem. It is similar to trying to change content of a sent email afterwards. But re was no security issue with end-to-end encryption, WhatsApp clarified. This encryption ensures that only shippers and recipients of a message can read content. WhatsApp is "very serious" about challenge that false information could spread rapidly.

WhatsApp was founded in 2009 and purchased 2014 from Internet Group Facebook. At beginning of year service had 1.5 billion users according to its own data, 65 billion messages are sent via service daily.

Publish Date : 09 Ağustos 2018 Perşembe 12:00

Breaking News Headlines

Can You Buy Salvage Cars From Insurance Companies?
Can You Buy Salvage Cars From Insurance Companies?
Bold predictions for the new NFL season
Bold predictions for the new NFL season
A Few Easy Methods to Foster Employee Loyalty for Your Start-up
A Few Easy Methods to Foster Employee Loyalty for Your Start-up
Kitchen Remodel: Cabinets Guide
Kitchen Remodel: Cabinets Guide
Grow Thin Ceramics Sector Can Reinforce Bangladesh’s vision to diversify trade basket
Grow Thin Ceramics Sector Can Reinforce Bangladesh’s vision to diversify trade basket
Drive Safe: 5 Road Crash Facts That Will Absolutely Shock You
Drive Safe: 5 Road Crash Facts That Will Absolutely Shock You
Open Championship 2019: What makes Royal Portrush so unique?
Open Championship 2019: What makes Royal Portrush so unique?
Brexit – the beast that ended Theresa May’s reign as prime minister
Brexit – the beast that ended Theresa May’s reign as prime minister
Why do adults take multivitamins?
Why do adults take multivitamins?
Challenges of Studying MBA online and Suggestions to Overcome Them
Challenges of Studying MBA online and Suggestions to Overcome Them
Was Road-Rage To Blame For This New Jersey Semi-Truck Accident?
Was Road-Rage To Blame For This New Jersey Semi-Truck Accident?
Tobacco is the leading cause of cancer – Switch to e-cigs to avoid premature death
Tobacco is the leading cause of cancer – Switch to e-cigs to avoid premature death
POLLS Results ALL
Who is the most powerful actor in Syria

Front Pages
  • The Sun
NEWS ARCHIVES