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WhatsApp vulnerability allowed spyware to be installed on smartphones

WhatsApp vulnerability allowed spyware to be installed on smartphones

8 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Facebook-owned messaging giant WhatsApp has confirmed a vulnerability that allowed hackers to install spyware on smartphones.
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You've Got a WhatsApp Notification: You May Have Been Hacked

8 days ago   |   Fortune

WhatsApp pressed users to update its messaging service, following a report that a vulnerability in the software allowed attackers to hack into people's phones using commercial...
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WhatsApp discovers spyware that infected with a call alone

8 days ago   |   Boston Herald

By FRANK BAJAK and RAPHAEL SATTER Spyware crafted by a sophisticated group of hackers-for-hire took advantage of a flaw in the popular WhatsApp communications program to...
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WhatsApp discovers 'very scary' spyware, pushes patch to 1.5 billion users

8 days ago   |   NBC News

Israel's NSO Group said that its technology is used by law enforcement and intelligence agencies to fight "crime and terror."
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Spyware discovered targeting phones through WhatsApp calls

8 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

The malware was able to penetrate phones through missed calls via the application's voice calling function.
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WhatsApp discovers spyware that infects with just a phone call

WhatsApp discovers spyware that infects with just a phone call

8 days ago   |   New York Post

WhatsApp says a vulnerability in the popular communications app let mobile phones be infected with sophisticated spyware with a missed in-app call alone. The Facebook...
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Israeli Firm Tied to Tool That Uses WhatsApp Flaw to Spy on Activists

8 days ago   |   NY Times

Researchers said the NSO Group had found a vulnerability, which was disclosed Monday, that was used to target the iPhone of a human-rights lawyer in London and perhaps others.
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Sri Lanka blocks Facebook, WhatsApp as anti-Muslim riots follow Easter attacks

Sri Lanka blocks Facebook, WhatsApp as anti-Muslim riots follow Easter attacks

9 days ago   |   RT   |   2 articles


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How to hide messages and message notifications on your iPhone, so only you can read them

How to hide messages and message notifications on your iPhone, so only you can read them

11 days ago   |   Business Insider

Text messages that pop up on your iPhone's screen even when it's locked can be read by anyone within eyesight of your phone, revealing your personal communications. You can...
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Why breaking up Facebook is actually a terrible idea

Why breaking up Facebook is actually a terrible idea

12 days ago   |   Business Insider

Facebook cofounder Chris Hughes says Facebook's power is so great across all of the tools billions of people use, that it needs to be stopped. And he's right. But his solution...
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Schiff cancels 'enforcement' meeting after Justice Department offers to...

Schiff cancels 'enforcement' meeting after Justice Department offers to share Mueller documents

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VIDEO: Wild chase of stolen RV ends with injuries in Los Angeles

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Probe inconclusive on Va. governor's racist yearbook pic

Probe inconclusive on Va. governor's racist yearbook pic

A law firm investigating a racist picture of a man in blackface standing next to someone in Ku Klux Klan clothing on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's medical school yearbook page... Read more ...

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Eli Lilly's Half-Price Insulin Goes On Sale, But Critics Say It's Still Too Costly

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Pennsylvania Primary 2019: Lawrence County election results

Pennsylvania Primary 2019: Lawrence County election results

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The DOJ agreed to turn over Mueller counterintelligence documents to...

The DOJ agreed to turn over Mueller counterintelligence documents to Congress that could answer many lingering Trump-Russia questions

The Justice Department agreed to begin turning over counterintelligence and foreign intelligence documents related to the Russia investigation to the House Intelligence... Read more ...

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'Elated': Homeless valedictorian accepted into more than 40 colleges

A homeless student went above and beyond his goal of getting $1 million in scholarships from colleges. Read more ...

Migrant Processing Center Temporarily Closing After 'Flu-Related' Outbreak

Migrant Processing Center Temporarily Closing After 'Flu-Related' Outbreak

The McAllen, Texas, facility is the same one where a 16-year-old Guatemalan boy became ill last week, and died after he was transferred to another Border Patrol station. (Image... Read more ...

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Natalie Portman denies dating Moby, calls him ‘creepy'

"I realized that this was an older man who was interested in me in a way that felt inappropriate.” Read more ...

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