Whatsapp Downloads Decline

According to a Report from Business Standard , Whatsapp the Facebook owned instant messaging platform had decrease in downloads between October 26 and November 3.

Whatapp recently sued the Israeli spyware firm, NSO group over cyber attacks against human rights activists. Pegasus, which has been called the most sophisticated smartphone attack ever exploited a loophole in the video calling feature on WhatsApp. Anybody who bought the Pegasus software could easily get access to a person’s phone or device data. Whatsapp confirmed that Lawyers, Journalists & Activists were targeted in India by the Spy software.

NSO had denied any allegations of the attack and mentioned that it only offers “technology to licenced government intelligence and law enforcement agencies. WhatsApp download rate had dropped down by 80%, according to Business Standard

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