A number of well-respected security professionals have slammed the news agency Bloomberg for an op-ed it ran on Tuesday, claiming that WhatsApp's end-to-end encryption was a gimmick, after reports emerged that the app could be exploited by mobile spyware by merely calling the phone of a would-be victim.
The investigation into the attack on the networks of the Australian Parliament and the three main political parties — Liberal, Labor and National — is ongoing and the Australian Signals Directorate says it can offer no comment on it now.
Infosec outfit Resecurity, which has come under scrutiny by some well-known researchers over its attribution of some recent hacks, has hit back by accusing its detractors of having ulterior motives for indulging in such criticism.
Thanks Sam for debunking these alternative facts
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