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    News - WhatsApp chat spying? There’s an App for that!

    Anyone who can download an app can eavesdrop on your chatting.
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    Re: News - WhatsApp chat spying? There’s an App for that!

    not good

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    Re: News - WhatsApp chat spying? There’s an App for that!

    Good to have a heads up on this - I don't use it myself, but know plenty that do. Cheers Hexus! :-)
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    Re: News - WhatsApp chat spying? There’s an App for that!

    I don't trust the app. It automatically uploads your contacts to it's servers and no where on its site does it mention what it does with your data afterwards or how long it keeps it or even what data is actually uploaded. You are not told whether it is only uploading peoples' names and numbers or also peoples' birth dates, addresses etc.


    I did email them asking for clarification but they never responded.
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    The other thing I don't like is that it is asking the person installing the app whether it can upload other peoples contact data? This data should be scanned and check client side not on their system.
    Last edited by TaintedShirt; 03-05-2012 at 08:06 PM. Reason: just to vent even more lol

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    Re: News - WhatsApp chat spying? There’s an App for that!

    This should be fun to try on the University Wireless

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