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Is WhatsApp security breach part of a broader surveillance operation?

WhatsApp’s recent security glitch led to the issuing of a major software update to its 1.5 billion users, after the chat platform uncovered a trapdoor through which hackers had been installing spyware into WhatsApp programming.

But who could have been behind such an advanced attack? Early speculators said it may be a private organisation working for a foreign regime bent on mass surveillance. Other sources have pointed the finger at Israel.


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