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CERT-In warns WhatsApp users about a new vulnerability

Published on: 30-Nov--0001

The vulnerability, which does not require any form of authentication from the victim, executes when the maliciously crafted file is downloaded on the receiver’s system. Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In),the national nodal agency for responding to computer security incidents, alerted WhatsApp users about a new vulnerability on the encrypted messaging app, which hackers could exploit through an MP4 file.