Snapchat, which claims to deliver more than 150 million saucy photos per day between users’ mobile phones, has suffered this week from a spam attack.
It’s possible – if you are over the age of 17 – that you still don’t know what Snapchat is.
It’s a smartphone app, available for both iPhone and Android devices, that allows users to control how long a sent message or picture can be seen for, before it expires after a maximum of 10 seconds.
Still not getting the idea? Well, maybe this will help explain the attraction. The service has become notorious because some have touted it as a way of safely “sexting” and sharing naked pictures. Meanwhile, others have argued that it’s not safe at all.
What isn’t in doubt, however, is that Snapchat has become immensely popular – particularly among young people.
And so it wasn’t really a surprise to see users complain that they had been sent photos from…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.