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WhatsApp: Sharing Your Secure Location

A new one was discovered security error in the instant messaging application, and it compromises all users who share your location. The following explains the details of this new failure.

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<p>The threat this time is related to the function of sharing our location with our contacts (option combined with Google Maps). The map image that appears in the chat is not encrypted, so we are unprotected when hackers want to locate us.</p><div class=
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Sending your location is not encrypted. / AndroidPIT
<p>The flaw was discovered by a group of experts from the University of New Haven, which only affects the Android version of WhatsApp.</p><div class='code-block code-block-3' style='margin: 8px auto; text-align: center; display: block; clear: both;'>
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Apparently, the app developers are already aware of the problem. The latest beta version of WhatsApp has already fixed the flaw, but the version available on the Google Play Store is still vulnerable. For this reason, we recommend that you update the application by downloading the APK directly from the official WhatsApp page.

. (tagsToTranslate) whatsapp (t) Location (t) Failure (t) Security (t) Error (t) Bug (t) android