2:00AM Tuesday 14 May
Attacks used app's call function. Targets didn't have to answer to be infected. Read More »
35 Days Ago A flaw in the massively popular voice-over IP chat platform WhatsApp allowed a sophisticated group of hackers-for-hire to hijack dozens of phones remotely. WhatsApp discovered the flaw in early May, which attackers used to install surveillance software on both iPhone and Android devices by calling users through the app.
36 Days Ago Powerful spyware developed by Israeli cyber-intelligence company NSO Group exploited a vulnerability in encrypted messaging app WhatsApp to transfer itself to targeted devices, the Financial Times reported on Monday.
36 Days Ago The story of website attacks in 2018 was one of high profile cybercrime, targeted at cryptocurrency, business, elections and more. A new report from website security specialist SiteLock reveals that attackers are now taking a stealthier approach.
36 Days Ago Users of WhatsApp could be infected by dangerous spyware just by receiving a call. The spyware, which is thought to originate from Israeli cyber intelligence firm NSO Group, can be installed just by calling a target -- there is no need for the call to be answered.
35 Days Ago WhatsApp, the messaging app used by more than 1.5 billion worldwide, says it’s patched a critical security vulnerability which allowed attackers to secretly infect phones with malicious spyware by just calling phone numbers over an in-app audio call.
35 Days Ago Hackers have used a security bug inside WhatsApp to install spyware through an infected WhatsApp voice call, and Apple users are affected. What WhatsApp users need to do If you are one of the 1.5 billion people who use WhatsApp, you should immediately update both your app and your iOS software to the latest version.