Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Vulnerability In WhatsApp Allowed Complete Account Takeover

Thankfully this has already been fixed but, just look at the image below to see how easily something like this could spread.

Check Point researchers today revealed a new vulnerability on WhatsApp and Telegram’s online platforms – WhatsApp Web & Telegram Web. By exploiting this vulnerability, attackers could completely take over user accounts, and access victims’ personal and group conversations, photos, videos and other shared files, contact lists, and more.