WhatsApp, Telegram users vulnerable to attacks: Report – News


Researchers of an Online security firm Check Point have alleged that a vulnerability could have exposed WhatsApp & Telegram user accounts. According to the research team, the flaw permits attackers to gain complete control over the accounts of those using the popular secure messaging services. If exploited, the critical issue allows attackers to take over user accounts on any browser, it said.

http://news.google.com Mar 15, 2017 

When WhatsApp switched on end-to-end encryption for its billion-plus users last year, the move heralded a new era for messaging apps, one where foiling virtually all e …

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WhatsApp Gets Patch to Correct Flaw With Messaging – TheStreet.com

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Facebook’s (FB) WhatsApp patched a flaw in its instant messaging application after security research indicated that they could seize control of users accounts. Check Point So …

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WhatsApp and Telegram accounts could be hijacked by sending malware-laced images – The Verge

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Today, researchers at Check Point Security announced a new attack against WhatsApp and Telegram, targeting the way both chat services process images and …

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WhatsApp, Telegram Patch Flaws In Instant Messaging Applications – malaysiandigest.com

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WhatsApp and Telegram patched flaws in their popular instant messaging applications after security researchers showed that they could seize control of user …

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WhatsApp security flaw exposed millions of users to having accounts taken over by hackers – The Independent

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WhatsApp security flaw exposed millions of users to having accounts taken over by hackersThe IndependentA similar flaw was discovered on rival messaging app Telegram. “WhatsApp and Telegram use end-to-end message encryption as a data s …

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