Feb 172015
 
 February 17, 2015  Breaches, Business, Featured News, Online

Lisa Vaas reports:

Just a few weeks after WhatsApp was found to be flashing photos that users weren’t supposed to see, we’ve got another privacy glitch: this time, it looks like changing your privacy settings doesn’t stop people from tracking your status and any changes you’ve made to profile photos, status messages and settings.

This bug, actually, isn’t new. It was reported to WhatsApp as early as September 2014.

Now, Dutch student Maikel Zweerink has cooked up an app to illustrate WhatsApp’s weaknesses.

Zweerink’s web-based tool, WhatsSpy Public, tracks any WhatsApp user you choose to follow.

Read more on Naked Security.

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