15 Jan 2021, If you are using @WhatsApp Web, your Mobile Number and Messages are being index by @Google again. Don't know why WhatsApp is still not monitoring their website and google. This is 3rd time.
#Infosec #Privacy #infosecurity #GDPR #Whatsapp #Privacy #Policy #Google ImageImage
This time, @WhatsApp is actually using a “Robots.txt” file and a “disallow all” setting, so they are instructing @Google not to index anything. Google is still Indexing.
Mobile Number and Messages on WhatsApp Web Is Being Indexed by Google Again. @Techna @billtoulas
@Google Search Indexing Rules/Facts
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To understand this issue easily via video... How @Google is indexing phone numbers and text through @WhatsApp web. #InfoSec #Whatsapp #Privacy #Google
This might help us to understand a bit more about google indexing.
Thanks @natzir9 for sharing.
Docs - developers.google.com/search/docs/ad…
Exclusive!! Finally got some clues. How Personal @WhatsApp numbers are indexing in @Google Search. Some marketers are using Whatsapp API to send bulk messages. Here is an example.
Full Source -
#InfoSec #GDPR #Privacy #dataprotection @adityakalra @samidhas
Above example was through an excel sheet. Similarly some marketers might using web version to send bulk messages via @WhatsApp API. And Hyperlinks are being generated. Now there is a chance that @Google is indexing them and Whatsapp is not monitoring. #InfoSec @natzir9

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