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WhatsApp security flaw left phones vulnerable to spyware

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

WhatsApp uncovered a security flaw which allowed hackers to install and use software on phones, the company has confirmed to Euronews. The company identified and fixed the security flaw, but said that some users were targeted. WhatsApp, an encrypted messaging programme owned by Facebook, began rolling out an upgrade for its estimated 1.5 billion users on Friday. The flaw allowed attackers to install commercial Israeli surveillance spyware on phones through…