• Half a billion WhatsApp numbers are currently up for sale

    9 days ago - By Phandroid

    Unlike other messaging platforms that might require you to login using a username and password combination, WhatsApp uses phone numbers. Unfortunately for WhatsApp users, it looks like there is a chance that your phone number could have been compromised and is up for sale in a database right now. This is according to a report from CyberNews in which they discovered an ad posted in a hacking community where they are selling a database from 2022 that contains 487 million WhatsApp phone numbers. These numbers come from 84 different countries and it is estimated that 32 million US user records...
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