WhatsApp hack: Is any app or computer truly secure? (page 2)

Every once in a while a major bug, vulnerability or security scare will spark panic. In most cases, it’s absolutely unnecessary panic. Take yesterday’s reported vulnerability. Israeli hacking outfit NSO Group, a developer of malware typically used by governments, was caught using a hack targeting WhatsApp that allowed the attackers to remotely spy on the […]

WhatsApp hack: Is any app or computer truly secure?

How much trust should be put in apps and devices after the WhatsApp security breach?

Wed 15 May 19 from BBC Technology

WhatsApp Was Hacked: Here’s How You Can Protect Your Phone Information

Bad news for WhatsApp users: The Facebook subsidiary, which currently has 1.5 billion users, was hacked and attackers were reportedly able to install spyware on some users’ smartphones. ...

Tue 14 May 19 from Geek.com

WhatsApp Hit by VoIP Spyware Attack

Facebook-owned WhatsApp is the most popular messaging platform in the world with more than 1.5 billion active users. That makes it a big target for hackers, and one group reportedly discovered ...

Tue 14 May 19 from Extremetech

Who is NSO, the company tied to the WhatsApp security breach?

WhatsApp has just pushed a significant update to its 1.5 billion users. That's because the messaging service has discovered a security flaw that enabled attackers to remotely install spyware, ...

Tue 14 May 19 from CNN

Why You Should Update WhatsApp but Not Freak Out

Everyone with WhatsApp on their phone should update to the latest version of the app as soon as possible, the company said on Tuesday. Read more...

Tue 14 May 19 from Gizmodo

You probably weren’t a target of the WhatsApp surveillance hack

Every once in a while a major bug, vulnerability or security scare will spark panic. In most cases, it’s absolutely unnecessary panic. Take yesterday’s reported vulnerability. Israeli ...

Tue 14 May 19 from TechCrunch

WhatsApp security breach may have targeted human rights groups

WhatsApp said on Tuesday a security breach on its messaging app had signs of coming from a government using surveillance technology developed by a private company and may have targeted human ...

Tue 14 May 19 from Reuters Technology

WhatsApp to refer security breach to U.S. authorities

Facebook's WhatsApp said on Tuesday a security breach on its messaging app had signs of coming from a private company working on surveillance and it had referred the incident to the U.S. Department ...

Tue 14 May 19 from Reuters Technology

WhatsApp was breached: Here's what users need to do

Facebook's WhatsApp urges users to upgrade to the latest version of the messaging app after a report says users are vulnerable to malicious spyware.        

Tue 14 May 19 from USA today

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