Privacy Blog

"Friends don’t let friends get spied on.' – Richard Stallman, President of the Free Software Foundation and longtime advocate of privacy in technology.

Telegram Founder Says Users Should ‘Delete WhatsApp’

WhatsApp doesn’t only fail to protect its users’ messages, it is consistently being used as a Trojan horse to spy on their users’ non-WhatsApp content, including photos kept on their phones. Founder of rival app Telegram, Pavel Durov, says people should just delete it.

“Unless you are cool with all of your photos and messages becoming public one day, you should delete WhatsApp from your phone,” Durov said on his Telegram channel.

The full story by Kenneth Rapoza may be found in the Forbes magazine web site at: http://bit.ly/2rgys0D.

By the way, I deleted WhatsApp off my cell phone more than a year ago. Perhaps you should do the same.

Categories: Online Privacy & Security

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