WhatsApp fixes 'big deal' video crash bug

Over the years WhatsApp has grown in terms of features and functionality. The app initially started as an app that would let users send messages to each other, but in recent years users have also been able to make voice and video calls. Unfortunately it seems that the video call feature had a bug that might have been missed by the company.However the good news is that this issue has since been fixed. The bug was initially discovered by Natalie Silvanovich, a security researcher with Google’s Project Zero security research team, where she claimed that if it had been exploited, users receiving a video call could result in hackers taking advantage and taking over the app. This affected both iOS and Android versions of the app.WhatsApp has since patched the bug in late September and also issued a statement to ZDNet saying, “WhatsApp cares deeply about the security of our users. We routinely engage with security researchers from around the world to ensure WhatsApp remains safe and reliable. We promptl

WhatsApp fixes 'big deal' video crash bug

The vulnerability left WhatsApp users at risk of losing control of their account just by answering a call

Thu 11 Oct 18 from BBC Technology

WhatsApp Fixes Video Call Bug That Lets Hackers Take Over The App

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Thu 11 Oct 18 from Ubergizmo

WhatsApp fixes video call exploit that allowed account hijacks

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Wed 10 Oct 18 from Engadget

WhatsApp fixes video call bug that could have let hackers in, says report - CNET

The company has released a fix for iOS and Android users.

Wed 10 Oct 18 from CNET

Facebook's WhatsApp says has fixed video call security bug

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Wed 10 Oct 18 from Daily Mail

Facebook's WhatsApp says has fixed video call security bug

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Wed 10 Oct 18 from Reuters Technology

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Mon 8 Oct 18 from Daily Mail

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WhatsApp bug let hackers hijack accounts with a video call: reports

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Wed 10 Oct 18 from The Hindu

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