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Durov says every time WhatsApp has to fix a critical vulnerability in their app, a new one seems to appear in its place. Durov stresses that WhatsApp, unlike Telegram, is not open source and that’s one of the reasons why security researchers find it hard to check for backdoors inside the platform.
The flaw can allow attackers to capture information like encryption keys and passwords, which can hinder the security of a system to its foundation. It comes from the same family as the Meltdown and Spectre flaws which were revealed last year and affects the data stored on the Intel chip from previous processes.
Microsoft is issuing security patches for Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 to solve the wormable vulnerability which could spread from one vulnerable computer to another vulnerable computer with ease. The company has also sent out patches to Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2008 R2.
The malicious code was transmitted by calling users on WhatsApp and the method even worked when the call was not answered. In several instances, the call would disappear from the call logs, which meant that there was a possibility that users never knew they received the call in the first place, let alone know that they had been targeted by spyware.
An independent security researcher by the name of Rajshekhar Rajaharia has revealed a major security flaw inside Justdial’s search engine database exposing personal data of 100 million registered users. Of the affected users, 70 percent of this information has been collected by just ringing up JustDial’s number “88888 88888”.
This move is on the expected lines as off late Huawei is trying to focus not just on Mobiles but on other personal tech products as well. To mark its entry in TV space Huawei will be launching a 55-inch TV and a 65-inch model
A security researcher found a major security vulnerability that if exploited would have allowed an attacker to have cancelled a booked ticket on train-ticketing site IRCTC. The flaw, if remained unfixed could have allowed any hacker to access personal details like address and phone number of any of the million users.
WhatsApp’s new privacy lock screen can be bypassed within a few steps. The bug is associated with iOS’ sharing menu which allows users to share content via WhatsApp. In order to get through to the main chat screen without FaceID or TouchID verification, the user clicked on the WhatsApp icon inside the iOS Share Sheet.
The upcoming Apple product will be a new iteration to the iPad Mini which will be in its fifth edition this summer when it launches before the start of the second half of the year. The iPad Mini 5 is expected to look a lot like the iPad Mini 4 coming down to identical dimensions and a thickness of 6.1mm.
Google announced a brand new feature it was working on for its navigation program which uses a combination of AI, AR along with your phone's camera to assist with the real-time wayfinding while using google maps
It came as a shock to the technology world when WhatsApp admitted that it was home to a vulnerability that allowed attackers to infiltrate phones with spyware developed by Israeli developer NSO Group. Before we move on to how you can avoid such an attack on your WhatsApp account, let’s talk about how attackers did gain access to such a vulnerability. Let’s get started.