An IT security expert, warns of the Whatsapp "Click-to-Chat"function. Because the stored phone numbers could be on the Google search to find, as the specialized portal "threat post" reported, citing safety experts Athul Jayaram. Accordingly, about 300,000 phone numbers were taken by the Google Crawler indexed it. Since the numbers are confirmed in this Form, when available, is at risk to the privacy of the users.
Many small enterprises, for which the function is intended, it would hardly be a Problem. A spokesman from WhatsApp, according to a Click-to-Chat as "is" exactly. So, it is not a Bug but a Feature, is it. The user would choose to do so consciously for the purpose of indexing. According to the report, but this was not apparently aware of. A user explained anyway: "no, I wanted to make my number not at all open to the public."
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