(13/05/2019) WhatsApp vulnerability allows to install spyware
A vulnerability found in Facebook's owned messaging service WhatsApp, allowed a spyware to be installed allegedly linked to the NSO group.
Note: the funny part here is that nothing in the release notes of the update mentionned the vulnerability when the dev team was aware of it.
- Techcrunch: WhatsApp exploit let attackers install government-grade spyware on phones (13/05/2019)
- The Guardian: WhatsApp urges users to update app after discovering spyware vulnerability (13/05/2019)
- ArsTechnica: WhatsApp vulnerability exploited to infect phones with Israeli spyware (14/05/2019)
- EFF: What You Need to Know About the Latest WhatsApp Vulnerability (16/05/2019)