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WhatsApp vulnerability exploited to infect phones  

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trewmte
(@trewmte)
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"Attackers have been exploiting a vulnerability in WhatsApp that allowed them to infect phones with advanced spyware made by Israeli developer NSO Group, the Financial Times reported on Monday, citing the company and a spyware technology dealer."

"…..is a buffer overflow vulnerability in the WhatsApp VOIP stack that allows remote code execution when specially crafted series of SRTCP packets are sent to a target phone number,…"

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/05/whatsapp-vulnerability-exploited-to-infect-phones-with-israeli-spyware/

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Posted : 14/05/2019 8:15 am
droopy
(@droopy)
Active Member

Checkpoint has published a report about it. Seems it is not fully patched.

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Posted : 26/05/2019 1:18 am
UnallocatedClusters
(@unallocatedclusters)
Senior Member

Norton Mobile Security was recommended to me to better secure my iPhone.

Any other suggestions from our colleagues?

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Posted : 26/05/2019 4:44 pm
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