WhatsApp has fixed a video call-based account hijack exploit

alternativeto.net | 10/11/2018 | Staff
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The developers of WhatsApp have just patched a serious security exploit that researchers at Google discovered back in August.

The Android and iOS releases of the messaging, voice, and video calling service have been updated to remove the exploit, which was referred to as a "memory corruption bug in WhatsApp's non-WebRTC video conferencing implementation" by Natalie Silvanovich, a Google Project Zero security researcher. The bug enabled attackers to take over a user's installation of the...
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