WhatsApp Client Detection

info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6938
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The remote server is utilizing a popular Chat/P2P application.


The remote server is utilizing the WhatsApp Client. WhatsApp is a chat/p2p client which is free for most major mobile phones.


Ensure that such usage is in alignment with Corporate policy

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Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 6938

Published: 7/22/2013

Updated: 6/1/2015