That's because in recent days, some Samsung Galaxy users have complained that the default messaging app on their phone is mysteriously texting their photos to random contacts without their knowledge. Samsung users have reported about the problem on the company's official forums, on Reddit, etc.
They only discovered when the recipient of these photos answered back inquiring about the mysterious messages.
If you'd rather stick with Samsung Messages, then you might want to make sure there aren't any salacious or embarrassing photos in your phone's gallery, because you never know who might receive them.
A spokeswoman for Samsung Australia confirmed the company was investigating the problem but had yet to verify if it was a bug and whether Australians could be affected.
The good news is that the issue appears to be limited only to modern Samsung Galaxy series, such as S9, S9 Plus, and Note 8, and not to all Samsung handsets.
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The comments triggered hysteria on Reddit, with others concerned their own photos could be sent to a contact in their phones at random. One Samsung user also reports that T-Mobile's logs showed the message sent from his phone.
Another S9+ punter chipped in: "Oddly enough, my wife's phone did that last night, and mine did it the night before".
Affected users are encouraged to contact Samsung directly until a fix is issued. As for T-Mobile carriers, don't bother reaching out to T-Mobile, 'cause they say "it's not a T-Mobile issue". Go to the settings menu that handles apps' permissions and deny Samsung Messages' access to your storage.
The glitch leaves no trace of shared data in the phone's messaging app.
'Um, this is disturbing, ' one person said.
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