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Terrifying bug in WhatsApp allows hackers to steal files. So get patching all nine of you using it on the desktop

Pascal Monett Silver badge
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And here we go again

"JavaScript code stashed in a maliciously crafted banner can bypass protection mechanisms and access the local file system of the target"

JavaScript is a plague. It breaks URL links because companies want their precious pages to be just exactly so and display things through JS rather than a proper URL in the first place. It brings malware and hijacks the platform. It should be banned.

Thank God for NoScript.

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