Hackers hacks WhatsApp Flaws To Install Spyware
Whatsapp is one of the Biggest messaging apps used by almost everybody, tell me, who dosn’t use whatsapp, raise your hands up in the comments section below.
Well, The FT discovered a spyware dealer as saying the tool was developed by a shadowy Israel-based firm called the NSO Group, which has been accused of helping governments from the Middle East to Mexico snoop on activists and journalists.
Security researchers said the malicious code bore similarities to other tech developed by the firm, according to The New York Times.
The latest exploit — which impacts Android devices and Apple’s iPhones, among others — was discovered earlier this month and WhatsApp scrambled to fix it, rolling out an update in less than 10 days
“WhatsApp encourages people to upgrade to the latest version of our app, as well as keep their mobile operating system up to date, to protect against potential targeted exploits designed to compromise information stored on mobile devices
Now Imagine all your conversations, all you pictures you sent to friends, boyfriends, girlfriends, Yeah! “all of them”, are in the hands of HACKERS. From Research we know hackers can be Wicked sometimes with such information at their finger tips
Whatsapp also realsed a SpyWare called WhatsApp spyware and it is highly sophisticated and “would be available to only advanced and highly motivated actors”, the company said, adding that a “select number of users were targeted”.
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