whatsapp image

Clicking an image could have hacked your WhatsApp account

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 March 16, 2017
whatsapp web vulnerability

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Users of WhatsApp Web (the browser-based version of the app) were recently targeted with an image-based security threat where simply clicking an image could have hacked their accounts. A security vulnerability was present in WhatsApp Web and it was recently patched by WhatsApp. By exploiting this vulnerability, an attacker could...