New WhatsApp security exploit found, users urged to update

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A new security exploit found by The Register can “deliver a destructive group chat message that causes a swift and complete crash of the entire WhatsApp application for all members of the group chat.”

The report notes that the bug is so bad, it could force users to have to uninstall and reinstall WhatsApp. Even after doing that, users won’t be able to access group chats of chats anymore.

There is good news, the latest WhatsApp version patches this, if you aren’t running the latest, update now.

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