Security experts have discovered a vulnerability in WhatsApp, that could have allowed hackers to take over “hundreds of millions” of users’ accounts and access everything in them. The flaw was discovered by Check Point and reported to WhatsApp on 7 March. The company has since taken steps to fix the issue.It affected WhatsApp’s online platform, WhatsApp Web, which allows users to chat with their friends from a computer instead of their phone.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: Independent