A very popular app called WhatsApp used by millions used in both Android and IPhone has had a breach in its software; this breach doesn’t affect the end to end encryption between users but the phone itself, the spyware is initiated simply by calling that users whether the user picks up or not
WhatsApp released a statement on Monday 13th May 2019 saying that the breach has occurred.
WhatsApp urges users to update their phones immediately; with this breach hackers could gain access to contacts, images, camera and microphone without the knowledge of the user.
There is rumour that the Israeli had developed the spyware and sold it to various countries to spy on their citizen’s but it only looks like this spyware was directed at certain human rights groups.
Follow the links on how to update the App