Experts warn of the threat of surveillance via WhatsApp on Android

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Census IT Security Works experts warned that owners of Android smartphones using WhatsApp versions prior to 2.21.4.18 are at risk of being hacked remotely

Attackers have developed new techniques to attack children and adolescents

The peculiarity of the exchange of confidential data between users allows attackers to gain remote access to messages and start spying on the owner of the smartphone, as well as interfere in user conversations.

Employees of the company advised users of the messenger on Android phones to update the application to ensure the safety of their data, according to the company's website .

Experts warn of the threat of surveillance via WhatsApp on Android
Experts warn of the threat of surveillance via WhatsApp on Android


Earlier, on April 13, Forbes talked about a WhatsApp vulnerability that could block a user's account.

According to the publication, attackers use two weak points of the application: binding to a potential victim's phone number and the ability to deprive a person of access to an account by contacting the support service.

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