Users of Whatsapp should access to the Google Play Store or the App Store and make sure that you are running the latest version of the application, since that fixes a security bug that could allow hackers to include malicious code in the MP4 files (video, reports Gizmodo.In short, hackers can corrupt the memory of a device, manipulating the metadata (information about the title of the video, etc) from an MP4 file. The attack is only possible when the malicious file is reproduced in Whatsapp, which allows the attacker to take control of certain parts of the device , and install or run code remotely.Another way to avoid this is not opening messages or files of contacts unknown, but the problem is that the files can come from anywhere, even from known contact decide forward video with metadata malicosos.Whatsapp has patched this vulnerability and you’ll be protected if you use the version 2.19.274 or higher on Android or version 2.19.100 or higher on iOS.
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November 24, 2019
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