WhatsApp sues Israeli security firm for injecting malware into targets’ phones through its app

WhatsApp just sued Israel-based security company, the NSO Group, in a US federal court for allegedly injecting malware into over 1,400 targets’ phones through the messaging service. The Facebook-owned company accused the NSO Group of installing malware into phones for surveillance. The court filing says the security company wasn’t able to break WhatsApp’s end-to-end encryption, so it used malicious code to snoop on chat messages. In May, the chat app patched a vulnerability that allowed hackers to install malware through an audio call even if you don’t answer it. At the time, sources told the Financial Times that NSO Group was responsible… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Security,WhatsApp

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