Google acknowledges Android bug causing false WhatsApp microphone access claims

  • Issue affected limited number of WhatsApp users, producing incorrect privacy notifications.
  • WhatsApp cited bug in Android Privacy Dashboard, rather than app accessing microphone excessively.
  • Updating to the latest WhatsApp version provides a fix for the problem.
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