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WhatsApp flaw lets hackers intercept and manipulate messages

August 8, 2018

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WhatsApp users have been warned to be vigilant against a new security flaw that could allow outsider to intercept and alter messages.

Researchers from security firm Check Point found that hackers could be able to take advantage of a vulnerability in WhatsApp’s security protocols to change the content of a message.

Such a tactic could be hijacked in order to spread the reach of fake news stories across the world, Check Point warns.

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