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 Google Lets You Access Private WhatsApp Groups
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Google Lets You Access Private WhatsApp Groups

Usually you'd expect WhatsApp groups to be accessed only if YOU ever sent somebody else an invitation to join it. Guess what? A Google search does let you find an index of such invitations.

Vice.com Wrote:Using particular Google searches, people can discover links to the chats, Wildon explained.
App reverse-engineer Jane Wong added in a tweet that Google has around 470,000 results for a simple search of "chat.whatsapp.com," part of the URL that makes up invites to WhatsApp groups.
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After joining, Motherboard was able to see a list of all 48 participants and their phone numbers.

Short Article
https://www.linuxexperten.com/news/googl...app-groups
Lengthy Article
https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/k7enq...app-groups


What does it mean? People can perform a google search and not only get unrestricted access to your whatsapp group but also check out the members' phone numbers! Shocked Good bye privacy! Confused
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Someone at Google's side needs to be fired..... JK JK. They need to clean that mess though.
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Thankfully I don't use any of these messenger apps.
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