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WhatsApp vulnerability allows hackers to manipulate messages before they’re delivered

WhatsApp vulnerability allows hackers to manipulate messages before they’re delivered

Researchers discovered that by creating a hacked version of WhatsApp, attackers will be able to change the quoting feature. The purpose of such an attack will be to give someone an impression that someone sent a message that was never actually sent in the first place and thus spread fake information in the process.

WhatsApp limits message forwarding to tackle misinformation

WhatsApp limits message forwarding to tackle misinformation

WhatsApp is testing a limit forwarding feature which will restrict the number of people or groups you can send a forwarded message to, simultaneously. While the limit is kept at 20 for users worldwide, the same has been reduced to just 5 in India following over a dozen lynchings in the country.