Snapchat Lets Users To Retrieve Photos After Deleting

 

Snapchat Lets Users To Retrieve Photos After Deleting

Snapchat (a photo messenging app) states that the deleted data can be recover from its mobile photo-sharing app. Photos send through Snapchat are always deleted within 10 seconds but now it is claimed that photos can be retrieve from Android-powered devices using forensic software.

[notice]Snapchat is a photo messaging application developed by four Stanford students. Using the app, users can take photos, record videos, add text and drawings, and send them to a controlled list of recipients. Users set a time limit for how long recipients can view their photos, up to 10 seconds, after which it will be deleted from the recipient’s device and the company’s servers [/notice] [blockquote cite=”Snapchat’s Evan Spiegel “] 150 million photos are uploaded and shared through the service every day; the app was widely used by teenagers to send pictures
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[blockquote cite=”Snapchat”] With the right forensic tools, it’s sometimes possible to retrieve data after it has been deleted
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Snapchat users can choose how long a photo is view-able after it is sent. Once the time limit of up to 10 seconds expires the photo is deleted from Snapchat servers.

The company claims the process of recovering a photo takes several hours but to provide this service, company charge a fee of between $300 and $500 (£195-£325).

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