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WhatsApp exploit can reveal how much you sleep and who you talk to

October 10, 2017

Adulterers better act extra careful when using WhatsApp to pull their shenanigans. It turns out the Facebook-owned messenger suffers from a vulnerability that can be exploited to spy on your sleeping patterns – and find out precisely at what time you go to sleep and wake up.

What is particularly disturbing is that practically anybody with a little technical understanding and a spare laptop can abuse this flaw. The issue stems from the WhatsApp’s last seen and online status features which make it possible to continuously check up on your contacts for the last time they were online.

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