WhatsApp: Experts warn of serious security holes! Warning, this is how scammers can spy on your data!
Beware of dangerous security vulnerabilities The WhatsApp!
Scammers are currently doing mischief in Messenger. You are exploiting a dangerous vulnerability in The WhatsAppto spy on your data. What can you do about this?
WhatsApp: a serious data vulnerability
In order for scammers to gain access to your data, they have to interact with you for a longer period. The attack works as follows: the fraudster manipulates the GIF image so that it does not comply with the RBGA standard. He then sends this to his victim and at the same time supplies him with a WhatsApp filter, as reported by the web portal “Netzwelt”.
This is WhatsApp:
- The instant messaging service was founded in 2009 in Santa Clara, USA by Jan Koum and Brian Acton
- In 2014, Facebook Inc. Whatsapp for $19 billion
- The app is available for Android and Apple users
- You can not only send text, voice, photos and videos, but also make phone calls
- Whatsapp has been repeatedly criticized for its lack of data protection
Then it asks the user to resend the GIF with a new filter. This leads to the fall of the Prophet and damage to his memory. The fraudster can eventually use this to get his victim’s data.
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WhatsApp: Latest update protects against attack
WhatsApp immediately responded to the vulnerability and updated with version 22.214.171.124. chest. Higher versions are also protected from scammers.
Users who have not yet downloaded the update should do so as soon as possible. “Network World” According to this, this is urgently advised so that they are not exposed to further danger. (nk)
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