The popular WhatsApp free messaging app used by more than 1.5 billion people around the world to send free, encrypted communications to one another is appears to have a security flaw exploited by spyware created by an Israeli firm to gain access to the underlying smartphones on which it operates.
Do you have an Apple device? If so, it’s currently acting like a microphone allowing anyone to listen to you without your knowledge. The FaceTime flaw dubbed FacePalm applies to Macs, iPhones and iPads and Apple has been slow to fix the simple hack that allows anyone to turn your phone into a live, open, microphone.
Do you have anything on your iPhone you’d like to keep private? Not from hackers but from family, friends, co-workers or anyone who can pick up your phone? The latest version of iOS 12.1 allows anyone who knows a few keystrokes to bypass the security features of your iPhone and view, save and send your …