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Vulnerability in WhatsApp allows access to the device using a gif-picture

WhatsApp vulnerability gif access

A security researcher with the pseudonym Awakened discovered a vulnerability in the popular WhatsApp messenger that could allow attackers to access files and messages of a victim using a malicious GIF image. The problem is the double-free memory vulnerability — an anomaly in memory corruption that could cause an application to crash or, even worse, provide an attacker with a …

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Fearing repetition of scandal with Cambridge Analytica, Facebook sued Korean company Rankwave

Facebook vs Rankwave

Obviously, Facebook tries to avoid repeating of scandal with Cambridge Analytica, when social network was extensively critiqued for unsanctioned usage of users’ data. Recently is became known that Zukerberg’s corporation sued South Korean analytical company Rankwave. The essence of the claim is misuse of users’ data. As Facebook lawyers say, Rankwave representatives abused with platform’s for developers data and refused …

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