One million Whatsapp accounts stolen? Meta with Mega Lament

You shouldn’t mess with Meta: The Facebook group has sued several Chinese app developers. The accusation: They are said to have hijacked Whatsapp accounts on a large scale in order to send spam. There is talk of over a million affected accounts. Bleeping Computer reports that Meta has sued a group of Chinese companies believed to be behind the fake Whatsapp apps “HeyMods”, “Highlight Mobi” and “HeyWhatsApp” for Android. More than a million Whatsapp accounts are said to have been stolen via these apps, which then all served one purpose: spam to …Read the full article…