The data set allegedly contained WhatsApp user data from 84 countries. Photo: DPA
The data set allegedly contained WhatsApp user data from 84 countries. Photo: DPA

WhatsApp dismisses report of alleged data leak containing phone numbers of nearly 3 million Hongkongers

  • Report claims database containing mobile phone numbers of nearly 500 million users around the world was leaked and put up for sale
  • Meta spokesman calls report ‘speculative’ and based on ‘unsubstantiated screenshots’

The data set allegedly contained WhatsApp user data from 84 countries. Photo: DPA
The data set allegedly contained WhatsApp user data from 84 countries. Photo: DPA
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