How Hackers Broke WhatsApp With Just a Phone Call (page 5)

The spyware allowed the attacker to take over iPhones and Android phones by simply placing a WhatsApp voice call to them. Facebook-owned WhatsApp is urging all of its users worldwide to update the app to the latest version of the software after it discovered that the app’s integrity had been compromised. The warning came after the Financial Times revealed that a vulnerability had been discovered that let attackers install spyware on iPhones and Android phones simply by placing a WhatsApp voice call to the user’s smartphone. Here are nine things you need to know about the attack:Read Full Story

How Hackers Broke WhatsApp With Just a Phone Call

All it took to compromise a smartphone was a single phone call over WhatsApp. The user didn't even have to pick up the phone.

Tue 14 May 19 from Wired Security

9 things you need to know about the WhatsApp spyware attack

The spyware allowed the attacker to take over iPhones and Android phones by simply placing a WhatsApp voice call to them. Facebook-owned WhatsApp is urging all of its users worldwide to update ...

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