Spy Tech 'Hacks WhatsApp Encrypted Chat From A Backpack'
An Israeli company is marketing what appears to be an astonishing surveillance capability, claiming it can siphon off all WhatsApp chats, including encrypted communications, from phones within close proximity of a hidden Wi-Fi hacking device in a backpack. Brochures leaked to FORBES, and published below, revealed a non-public offering from Haifa-based Wintego called CatchApp. It promises an “unprecedented capability” to break through WhatsApp encryption and grab everything from a target’s account. It does so through a “man-in-the-middle” (MITM) attack; in theory the traffic is intercepted between the app and the WhatsApp...