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WhatsApp discloses vulnerability that allowed Israeli spyware to be installed on iPhones

9to5Mac Monday, 13 May 2019 ()
A report from The Financial Times this afternoon details a vulnerability in WhatsApp that allowed attackers to inject Israeli spyware onto phones. The malicious code was developed by Israeli company NSO Group and transmitted by calling users via WhatsApp on iOS and Android.

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WhatsApp is urging users to upgrade to the latest version after hackers attacked a number of phones and installed spyware. It was reportedly developed by Israel's NSO Group. Lucy Fielder reports.

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