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Turnbull And The Government Cabinet Use WhatsApp To Talk Shop

Australia’s government and key cabinet officials appear to be using over-the-top messaging services like WhatsApp to communicate with each other on their government-issued smartphones despite the app not being sanctioned by the Australian Signals Directorate, possibly presenting a security risk. Attorney-General George Brandis doesn’t think it’s a big issue and says the communications are “unremarkable” and unclassified, with nothing discussed of public sensitivity that might be at risk.
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