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Israeli security firm could have hacked WhatsApp with surveillance software in 'targeted attack'

Gloucester Citizen Tuesday, 14 May 2019 ()
Israeli security firm could have hacked WhatsApp with surveillance software in 'targeted attack''There needs to be some accountability for this, it can't just continue to be a wild west, secretive industry'.
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JERUSALEM — WhatsApp strongly urged all its users to upgrade to the latest version of the messaging app following reports that vulnerabilities could leave their phones open to spyware. According to the Financial Times, hackers were able to remotely install surveillance software on phones and other...

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