The security posse that fostered WhatsApp

WhatsApp's billionaire founder Jan Koum has a now defunct security super-group to thank for getting him this far.

A few days after selling WhatsApp to Facebook for $US19 billion, Jan Koum stepped into a suite at the St. Regis Hotel in San Francisco to celebrate with old friends, including CEOs, reformed hackers and a few people who fell into both those camps.


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