How to secure your WhatsApp from viruses. A simple miss call on WhatsApp can affect your phone with the latest spy software. WhatsApp, a company owned by Facebook, says it has released a patch for this bug. WhatsApp has confirmed that only a few users have been affected by the glitch.
The Financial Times and TechCrunch have confirmed that the spyware attacking the WhatsApp is a product of Israel’s NSO group.
The group is known for its software, Pegasus. The software is sold to governments, which can be used to hack smartphones and activate their cameras and microphones. Yes, emails and texts can also be sent.
The WhatsApp has been working to find and fix the bug and make the WhatsApp secure.
With this spyware software, hackers can target phones with commonly used operating systems. These operating systems include Apple’s iOS, Google’s Android, Microsoft’s Windows Phone, and Samsung’s Tizen.
How to secure your phone?
All you need to do is update your WhatsApp to the latest version to save your phone.
In addition, you need to protect your phone with the latest security patches. WhatsApp has urged its 1.5 billion users around the world to update their apps immediately.
To update the WhatsApp, Android users open the Google Play Store and tap on the top three lines. Then you are going to select my apps & games from the menu. Then select the Wits app and then select Update.
IOS users open Apple’s App Store and then select Updates. Then select WhatsApp and then Update.