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Whatsapp Bug detected that leaves your phone vulnerable to a Spyware attack.

  • WhatsApp discovered the bug earlier this month and it began rolling out an update to secure its servers last Friday and a security patch to its customers on Monday
  • A simple WhatsApp call made on your smartphone - even if you don't recieve it - leaves your phone and all the data, including your call logs, your emails, your messages, photos etc
  • Israeli cyber intelligence company, NSO is being blamed for using this bug to hack other devices.
  • It attacks both ios and android.
  • The company, at the moment, is in the early stages of its investigation to determine how many people were affected using this hack.
  • Whatsapp has briefed a number of human rights organisations to share the information and urged users to update thier app as soon as possible.

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