Your mobile phone rings, you don’t pick up the call. Nevertheless, it’s already been infected with Israeli-made surveillance software that uses listening devices, trawls data, the camera, video and GPS positioning. The Financial Times reports that this malicious attack was developed by the NSO Group, a company with clients which include intelligence agencies worldwide. WhatsApp has been working around the clock since Friday to issue a patch for its customers, fix its servers, and assess how many devices have been affected.
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