2:25PM Tuesday 14 May
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. Read More »
36 Days Ago Attacks used app's call function. Targets didn't have to answer to be infected.
36 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.
36 Days Ago Whatsapp has recently patched a severe vulnerability that was being exploited by attackers to remotely install surveillance malware on a few "selected" smartphones by simply calling the targeted phone numbers over Whatsapp audio call.
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.
36 Days Ago WhatsApp today disclosed a vulnerability that allowed hackers to remotely install spyware on iOS and Android phones by exploiting a bug in the audio call feature of the app.
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.
36 Days Ago A vulnerability discovered in Facebook’s WhatsApp messaging app is being exploited to inject commercial spyware onto Android and iOS phones by simply calling the target, reports The Financial Times.
36 Days Ago 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.