Bug in WhatsApp makes blocked contacts send a message again | Social networks

Bug in WhatsApp makes blocked contacts send a message again | Social networks

WhatsApp goes through a crash that causes blocked users to send messages. The bug was reported by users of Android and iPhone on social networks. In response to dnetc, those responsible for the application acknowledged the flaw and said that they are working to resolve the issue.

For now there is no official information on what to do to prevent the problem from happening. The main side effect is getting texts, photos and videos from people blocked in the messenger's contact list again.

WhatsApp creators admit that chat is a problem Photo: Reproduo / dnetcWhatsApp creators admit that chat is a problem Photo: Reproduo / dnetc

WhatsApp creators admit that chat is a problem Photo: Reproduo / dnetc

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The bug was first seen by the profile WABetaInfo, specialized in leaking information about the chat application. The account owner classified the situation as critical. He suggested the procedure of unblocking the contact and, subsequently, blocking the person in question again. It is not known whether step by step effectively corrects the problem.

Still according to the profile, the problem seems to occur in the WhatsApp servers, the data processing center that directs messages between users.

Suddenly I get a message from a person that I blocked. How is this possible ?, asks the user Foto: Reproduo / WABetaInfoSuddenly I get a message from a person that I blocked. How is this possible ?, asks the user Foto: Reproduo / WABetaInfo

Suddenly I get a message from a person that I blocked. How is this possible ?, asks the user Foto: Reproduo / WABetaInfo

WhatsApp did not inform the deadline for the crash to be corrected. The total number of users affected is also unknown. Last year, the messenger celebrated the mark of 120 million followers in Brazil, making it the most popular app in the country.

With information: WABetaInfo

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