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WhatsApp attack allowed hackers to install surveillance tech

TechRadar Wednesday, 15 May 2019 ()
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WhatsApp has fixed a security glitch after concerns hackers could inject surveillance software on to phones via the call function. There were fears it targeted human rights campaigners. The app said the breach hit only a “select number of users” and released a software update on 13 May.

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