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Researchers Say There's a Way to Access WhatsApp Group Chats

     
10:25 am on Jan 11, 2018 (gmt 0)

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WhatsApp is secure, and that's one of the key aspects touted about the chat app. However, it's now being reported that researchers have found a way to break into that end-to-end encryption.
Anyone who controls the app’s servers could insert new people into private group chats without needing admin permission.

Once a new person is in, the phone of each member of that group chat automatically shares secret keys with that person, giving them full access to all future messages, but not past ones. It would appear as if the new member had the permission of the admin to join.Researchers Say There's a Way to Access WhatsApp Group Chats [theverge.com]

Facebook's chief of security dismisses the claims suggesting it's more difficult than thought.
 

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