Viber Suspects Lapid’s Party of Sending Millions of Spam Messages

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Viber has issued a statement to its users on Thursday, accusing Yair Lapid’s Yesh Atid party of allegedly sening millions of spam messages, investing considerable effort in bypassing the company’s security system.

Viber message

Viber said it blocked thousands of accounts used for sending messages.

Viber is an instant messaging and Voice over IP (VoIP) app for smartphones developed by Viber Media. In addition to instant messaging, users can exchange images, video and audio media messages.

Viber was founded by four Israeli partners: Talmon Marco, Igor Megzinik, Sani Maroli and Ofer Smocha, with Talmon Marco as its CEO. The app was initially launched for iPhone on December 2, 2010, in direct competition with Skype.

2 COMMENTS

  1. Why didn’t the Jewish Business News bother to ask the simple question regarding what evidence Viber had that the spam was from Yesh Atid?

  2. […] LAPID SPAMS VIBER: Viber has issued a statement to its users on Thursday, accusing Yair Lapid’s Yesh Atid party of allegedly sening millions of spam messages, investing considerable effort in bypassing the company’s security system. Viber said it blocked thousands of accounts used for sending messages. [JBN] […]

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