HACKERS CAN USE TELEGRAM TO FIND THE EXACT LOCATION OF YOUR HOME!

After the new and updated privacy policies by Whatsapp, there is a buzz about privacy issues and concerns in the new policies that can harm a user’s personal life, everywhere around the globe. As a result of this, everyone is trying to find out the Whatsapp alternative which can respect the privacy of its users.

In the past two years, Telegram is considered to be one of those alternatives which most critics think can respect its user’s privacy and replace Whatsapp. But due to overgrowing piracy content on this platform from the past couple of years, it has kept several professionals away from this platform.

There is no doubt on this fact that Telegram respects its user privacy more than Whatsapp. We can believe in this fact that our chats are temporary and safer than Whatsapp, our media which we send is more secure on its server. But in this competitive environment, giants need to keep releasing something new which their audience love. Nowadays, the most trending topic for entertainment purposes is that of Dating sites. These kinds of sites allow a user to make or explore persons who are located nearby their locations and hence make a particular person find their own match!

Telegram has too introduced a similar feature of People Nearby by enabling which any user can find the nearby persons and start a chat with them. But this feature can pose your privacy too at risk and an attacker can easily be able to see where do you live and what are you doing. Security researcher Ahmed has found that bug which can help attackers to track the user’s activity. Let’s see how one can do it.

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