WhatsApp found a critical vulnerability. It allows you to hack you using an MP4 file
WhatsApp messenger found a new critical vulnerability in Facebook, which allows users to access smartphones using an MP4 file. This is reported by Gadgets 360 °.
When opened on the device, a specially created MP4 file allows you to remotely start the execution of malicious code and initiate DoS attacks. Attackers get the opportunity not only to steal confidential data, but also to organize surveillance of the user.
Found a vulnerability in the WhatsApp application versions up to 2.19.274 for Android and 2.19.100 for iOS. To protect themselves from such threats, users are advised to immediately update the messenger and monitor the release of all updates.
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