WhatsApp confirms no users were impacted by new vulnerability1 min read 18 Nov 2019, 02:52 PM IST
The outcome of the vulnerability is similar to that of the recent Pegasus exploit, which allowed hackers to infiltrate and gain control by placing a missed call
All you need to do is make sure you’re not downloading such files from unknown sources
The India Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) has issued a vulnerability note for WhatsApp users. Apparently, attackers can compromise your smartphone by sending a malicious MP4 file via the world’s most popular instant messaging service.
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