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WhatsApp Fixes Security Bug

  • Reuters, Wednesday, October 10, 2018 1:02 PM

WhatsApp has fixed a bug that let hackers take over users’ applications when they answered an incoming video call, the Facebook unit said this week. “This is a big deal,” Travis Ormandy, a researcher at Google Project Zero -- which discovered the bug -- tweeted, Reuters reports. “Just ++answering a call from an attacker could completely compromise WhatsApp.”

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