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It's 2019 and a WhatsApp call can hack a phone: Zero-day exploit infects mobes with spyware

Boris the Cockroach Silver badge

refused whatsapp

when friends said "use whatsapp to talk to us"

Looked at the access the app wanted

Mic

Speaker

Camera(these are understandable)

gallery

contacts

contacts history

etc etc

In other words... upload the contents of your phone to FB for them to look through and steal the juicy bits worth money.

A big fat NOPE appeared in front of me.... hence only trusted friends get my mobile number

Oh and a buffer overflow attack???? hell clock cycles are cheap... do the check as the buffer fills guys... sheesh

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