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It's 2019 and a WhatsApp call can hack a phone: Zero-day hole exploited to pwn targets' mobes

By Iain Thomson 14 May 2019 at 01:05

A security flaw in WhatsApp can be, and has been, exploited to inject spyware into victims' smartphones: all a snoop needs to do is make a booby-trapped voice call to a target's number, and they're in. The victim doesn't need to do a thing other than leave their phone on.

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