Why you should quit WhatsApp

If you observe Facebook's WhatsApp from a view or a data protection activist or a security expert, you should have dropped that messenger (I dumped that thing in 2018 due to GDPR reasons). During the past WhatsApp has a steady stream of huge security issues. I just link here to the Forbes article Why You Should Quit WhatsApp As Critical New Update Confirmed from March 6, 2021. Now we have the next nail in the coffin: Forbes has uncovered a nasty new surprise for WhatsApp's 2 billion users today. Security researchers has discovered an alarming security risk. Knowing a phone numer is suffizient, to allow a remote attacker to deactivate easily WhatsApp on a phone and then stop users getting back in. Even two-factor authentication will not stop this. Details may be read within this Forbes article.


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