News Desk |
The global reception to malware and susceptibility to external threats has the world on the edge of its seat. Ever since the digital integration of the global order, mankind has been waiting for an actual moment of insecurity and it has finally arrived. Since WhatsApp was acquired by Facebook in 2014, users of the messaging app have long thought about how secure the platform would be under its new parent company’s data collection practices.
What users may not have expected, however, was that their conversations could potentially be tapped by a third party. Another company, with the means to create powerful malware, could intercept protected conversations, instead of government agencies.
Media reports outline allegations that an Israel-based company was able to successfully install malware that could have been used for surveillance on phone calls made over the app. WhatsApp confirmed the vulnerability of its app but did not name the perpetrator.
We are constantly working alongside industry partners to provide the latest security enhancements to help protect our users.
“WhatsApp encourages people to upgrade to the latest version of our app, as well as keep their mobile operating system up to date, to protect against potential targeted exploits designed to compromise information stored on mobile devices,”
A spokesperson told international media in a statement Monday, 13th May: “We are constantly working alongside industry partners to provide the latest security enhancements to help protect our users.”
With the advent of Quantum Computation and Google having designed the first 30Quid OS, cracking encryptions is now a few seconds away. Binary computation was the transition of 0 and 1. Quantum computation has given computers the edge to resolve equations and/or work on codes through direct manipulation of photons.
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In laymen terms, breaking your password is not rocket science anymore and your devices aren’t safe. Enjoy your updated WhatsApp and don’t put all your secrets in your phone!