Threat Intelligence

WhatsApp Vulnerability Patched

  • 1.  WhatsApp Vulnerability Patched

    Posted Nov 19, 2019 06:26 AM
    WhatsApp, the private messaging app, is becoming quite a popular target for attackers and governments to spy on users. The app is used by 1.5 billion people globally.

    While it touts itself as secure end-to-end encryption, many security issues have been discovered. Earlier this year a zero-day vulnerability was found and was exploited, allowing hacker to inject spyware onto victims phones. 

    And now, Facebook just patched a new vulnerability that could allow remote-code-execution or DDoS on victims. Patch!

    Read more here:
    Facebook advisory
    CVE-2019-11931 details
    WhatsApp Remote Code Execution Triggered by Videos