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WhatsApp Messenger

Version 2.19.230 - see other versions
Created by WhatsApp Inc.
Downloads: 1,000,000,000+
Report created on Aug. 23, 2019, 11:46 a.m. and updated on Nov. 9, 2019, 9:15 p.m.

1 tracker

We have found code signature of the following tracker in the application:

Google Firebase Analytics

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56 permissions

We have found the following permissions in the application:

   ACCESS_COARSE_LOCATION access approximate location (network-based)

   ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION access precise location (GPS and network-based)

ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE view network connections

ACCESS_WIFI_STATE view Wi-Fi connections

AUTHENTICATE_ACCOUNTS

BLUETOOTH pair with Bluetooth devices

BROADCAST_STICKY send sticky broadcast

   CAMERA take pictures and videos

CHANGE_NETWORK_STATE change network connectivity

CHANGE_WIFI_STATE connect and disconnect from Wi-Fi

FOREGROUND_SERVICE run foreground service

   GET_ACCOUNTS find accounts on the device

GET_TASKS retrieve running apps

INSTALL_SHORTCUT

INTERNET have full network access

MANAGE_ACCOUNTS

MANAGE_OWN_CALLS route calls through the system

MODIFY_AUDIO_SETTINGS change your audio settings

NFC control Near Field Communication

   READ_CONTACTS read your contacts

   READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE read the contents of your SD card

   READ_PHONE_STATE read phone status and identity

READ_PROFILE

READ_SYNC_SETTINGS read sync settings

READ_SYNC_STATS read sync statistics

RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED run at startup

   RECEIVE_SMS receive text messages (SMS)

   RECORD_AUDIO record audio

REQUEST_INSTALL_PACKAGES request install packages

   SEND_SMS send and view SMS messages

USE_BIOMETRIC use biometric hardware

USE_CREDENTIALS

USE_FINGERPRINT use fingerprint hardware

VIBRATE control vibration

WAKE_LOCK prevent phone from sleeping

   WRITE_CONTACTS modify your contacts

   WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE modify or delete the contents of your SD card

WRITE_SYNC_SETTINGS toggle sync on and off

INSTALL_SHORTCUT install shortcuts

UNINSTALL_SHORTCUT uninstall shortcuts

RECEIVE

READ_GSERVICES

READ_SETTINGS

UPDATE_SHORTCUT

CHANGE_BADGE

READ_SETTINGS

   WRITE_SETTINGS

READ

WRITE

BROADCAST_BADGE

PROVIDER_INSERT_BADGE

BROADCAST

C2D_MESSAGE

MAPS_RECEIVE

REGISTRATION

READ

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What's next?

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This report lists trackers signatures found by static analysis in this APK. This is not a proof of activity of these trackers.

The application could contain tracker(s) we do not know yet.
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Signed by

Fingerprint: 38a0f7d505fe18fec64fbf343ecaaaf310dbd799

Issuer: Common Name: Brian Acton, Organizational Unit: Engineering, Organization: WhatsApp Inc., Locality: Santa Clara, State/Province: California, Country: US

Subject: Common Name: Brian Acton, Organizational Unit: Engineering, Organization: WhatsApp Inc., Locality: Santa Clara, State/Province: California, Country: US

Serial: 1277507236