WhatsApp Update Warning As New ‘App Killing’ Message Confirmed: Here’s What You Need To Know
WhatsApp has endured a difficult 2019 on the security front, with stories of nation-state hacking campaigns and multiple vulnerabilities, even as it battles with governments and their agencies over its insistence on end-to-end encryption. And now, just as the year draws to a close, there’s news of yet another security threat that has compromised the integrity of the platform. The risk this time is from specially crafted “app killing” messages that crash WhatsApp severely enough that users are taken offline and may find it difficult to recover.
Posted on March 28, 2020