A lengthy yet fascinating and well researched piece on how private #WhatsApp conversations truly are. Even though it's based on the Whisper protocol, #Facebook has found ways to read some reported messages and is making the most of the unencrypted metadata. https://www.propublica.org/article/how-facebook-undermines-privacy-protections-for-its-2-billion-whatsapp-users
As someone working in fraud prevention, the details here are interesting - especially as it's a pretty standard approach.
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