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Don't Share Your Location With Your Friends On WhatsApp

Release Date:
4/19/2014 9:00 AM

Naked Security (Apr. 19): “Don't Share Your Location With Your Friends On Whatsapp"

A group of security researchers at UNH advised by cyber security/cyber forensics professor Abe Baggili recently discovered flaws that share personally identifiable information (PII) in WhatsApp, an online instant messaging service for phones and tablets. The flaw didn't just tell the researchers where a phone is located, it also pinpointed them on a map similar to one Google uses to denote locations.

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