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WhatsApp has confirmed that a security flaw in the app let attackers install spy software on their targets' smartphones. That has left many of its 1.5 billion users wondering how safe the "simple and secure" messaging app really is. On Wednesday, chip-maker Intel confirmed that new problems discovered with some of its processors could reveal secret information to attacks. How trustworthy are apps and devices? WAS WHATSAPP'S ENCRYPTION BROKEN? No. Messages on WhatsApp are end-to-end encrypted, meaning they are scrambled when they leave the sender's device. The messages can be decrypted by the recipient's device only. That means law enforcement, service providers and cyber-criminals cannot ... Full story

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