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WhatsApp Bug Let Hackers Access Computers Via a Text Message

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Users of WhatsApp need to be aware of this:
Facebook has just patched a vulnerability in WhatsApp that could allow a hacker to take control of a target’s computer via a single text message.

Security research Gal Weizman, with PerimiterX, discovered the flaw and worked with Facebook to fix it. The flaw does not impact all users, only those using the iOS version paired with a desktop version, either macOS or Windows...
WhatsApp Bug Let Hackers Access Computers Via a Text Message
Feb. 6/20
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Re: WhatsApp Bug Let Hackers Access Computers Via a Text Message

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The crackers (wrongly called hackers) never quit finding new exploits.
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