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Vulnerabilities in WhatsApp web affect 200 million users globally

2015/09/08

Help Net Security - (International) WhatsApp patched a vulnerability discovered by Check Point researchers that could potentially allow hackers to execute malware on the devices via sending the user a malicious vCard contact card containing an executable file ordering it to distribute ransomware, bots, remote access tools (RAT), and other types of malicious codes.

Source: http://www.net-security.org/secworld.php?id=18828

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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