Discovery of a security flaw in WhatsApp operating.
a recent Financial Times article indicates that a security flaw allowed the installation of Pegasus spy software on a smartphone.
The exploitation of a security flaw on WhatsApp is therefore proven to be. Pegasus is spyware for Apple iOS devices. It allows you to have remote access to your device to read and collect your personal information. Pegasus gives you complete control over your device. So it can locate you, listen to and record your conversations, but also get all your passwords back.
According to Wikipedia, This software is controversial because if the contracts stipulate a strictly legal use of this technology (criminal investigations such as the one that led to the arrest of drug lord El Chapo), it is used by intelligence agencies of dictatorships. It infects phones in 45 and is used by some 30 governments.
A flaw in WhatsApp was used to spy on smartphones remotely
It was enough to initiate a VoIP call to cause the installation of Pegasus, particularly effective spying software, used by governments and law enforcement around the world. A email update is available.
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