Just Answering A Video Call Could Compromise Your WhatsApp Account

By [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) What if just receiving a video call on WhatsApp could hack your smartphone?

This sounds filmy, but Google Project Zero security researcher Natalie Silvanovich found a critical vulnerability in WhatsApp messenger that could have allowed hackers to remotely take full control of your WhatsApp just by video calling you over the messaging app.

The vulnerability is a memory heap overflow issue

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