Spyware discovered targeting phones through WhatsApp calls

The malware was able to penetrate phones through missed calls via the application’s voice calling function. Spyware crafted by an “advanced cyber actor” infected multiple targeted mobile phones through the WhatsApp messaging service without any user intervention through in-app voice calls. The malware was able to penetrate phones through missed calls alone via the application’s voice calling function, a spokesperson for the Facebook subsidiary said on Monday. An unknown number of mobile phones were infected by the malware, which the company said it discovered in early May, according to the…

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