Pierluigi Paganini May 03, 2016
WhatsApp blocked for more than 100 million users due to a Judge’s order

A Brazilian judge ordered to block access to the WhatsApp messaging service for 72 hours, it is the second time in five months. Brazilian authorities ordered ISPs to block WhatsApp today in a dispute over access to encrypted data. The order to block the messaging service for 72 hours has been issued by a judge from the […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 29, 2015
WhatsApp Web client and Mobile App affected by privacy issues

The 17-year-old security researcher Indrajeet Bhuyan discovered two security flaws in the newborn WhatsApp Web client which menace user privacy. Just a week after the presentation of WhatsApp Web, the desktop version of the popular mobile messaging application WhatsApp, a 17-year-old security researcher Indrajeet Bhuyan discovered two security flaws. Bhuyan is already known to the IT security community because […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 14, 2014
WhatsApp flaw allows hackers to steal private Chats on Android devices

A security consultant disclosed a security flaw in WhatsApp which can be exploited to gain access to the private chats of Android device owners.    The recent acquisition of WhatsApp by Facebook has done much to discuss, ever a price so high was paid for an app, but major concerns relate to users’ privacy. The security consultant Bas Bosschert […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 07, 2013
Android game allows WhatsApp conversations snooping

Google has recently removed from the official Play store the ” Balloon Pop 2″ Android game that allows WhatsApp conversations snooping. Every day numerous friends ask me if it is possible to steal WhatsApp chat messages and how, of course a malware represents an excellent solution to the request. In the past I already posted […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 11, 2013
Serious WhatsApp flaw allows decrypting user messages

A serious vulnerability in WhatsApp allows anyone who is able to eavesdrop on WhatsApp connection to decrypt users’ messages. A new security issue concerns users of the popular Whatsapp, the mobile application for instant messaging platform. The popularity of WhatsApp makes it attractive for security researchers and hackers, the platform in fact has become one of […]