If you’re one of the millions of WhatsApp users out there, you’re going to want to read this. While I’m not trying to be particularly alarmist, it’s probably best that you use another chat app if you’re looking for privacy. WhatsApp actually sends all chats in plaintext, meaning anyone on the same Wi-fi network can easily pull your entire conversation – including pictures and videos – out of thin air.
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WhatsApp Privacy Concerns: “Sniffer” Yanks Entire Chats from WiFi