A WhatsApp vulnerability that affects all versions of the application on iPhone and Android phones allows users to hackers get remote access and install spyware on the phones.
Facebook, owner of WhatsApp, says that several phones have been affected by the spyware, originally developed by the NSO group. It works by allowing a software When a voice call is made to a WhatsApp account, even if the call is not answered.
Take action now to prevent it from installing spyware through WhatsApp
The solution to protect your account and your WhatsApp phone is quite simple: the vulnerability has been patched in the last update, so all you need to do is make sure the patch is installed.
You can do it by making sure that you are running the last version of the application.
Update WhatsApp on Android
- Start the Google Play Store
- Go to the menu and go to My applications and games
- Touch Update next to WhatsApp
Update WhatsApp on iOS
- Start the App Store
- Search WhatsApp Messenger
- Touch on Update
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