Durov warned about the dangers of using WhatsApp

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the Creator of the messenger Telegram Pavel Durov stated that the use of the application WhatsApp entails threats, reports News.ru. According to him, the hacking of the phone of the richest man in the world, the owner of Amazon Jeff Bezos has occurred with the help of a malicious file sent via WhatsApp.

Durov added that, given the seriousness of the situation, one would expect that Facebook/WhatsApp will apologize. However, they announced that the fault of the Apple. “If Jeff Bezos relied on Telegram instead of WhatsApp, he would not be blackmailed by people who had compromised his communications,” – said Durov.

the Developer of Telegram indicated that users often leave backup data in a cloud storage that is not encrypted, and source of the threat can be slow. This application, identifying security flaws. In such methods, the developers can go under the pressure of law enforcement agencies.

Earlier, the actor gave evidence in the trial court proceedings in the case of Telegram Group Inc. As can be seen from the annexes to the petition of the Commission on securities and exchange Commission (SEC), the actor testified in remote mode 7 and 8 January. He was in Dubai and answered questions for at least 14 hours.

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