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WhatsApp flaw could let hackers secretly steal chat messages and pictures from victims' smartphones', security researchers claim

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WhatsApp flaw could let hackers secretly steal chat messages and pictures from victims' smartphones', security researchers claim

WHAT VERSIONS OF WHATSAPP ARE AFFECTED BY THE BUG?  Android versions prior to 2.19.274 iOS versions prior to 2.19.100 Enterprise Client versions prior to 2.25.3  Windows Phone versions before and including 2.18.368 Business for Android versions prior to 2.19.104 Business for iOS versions prior to 2.19.100 If left unpatched, the bug could allow hackers to remotely compromise smartphones by sending a video file containing malicious code to the victim's WhatsApp account.  When the video file is downloaded - something that can happen automatically in the app - the malicious code infects the account and lets the hacker steal information from...

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