There might be something up with your WhatsApp.
Officials with the Facebook-owned messaging service says it appears to have been targeted by advanced spyware.
A vulnerability in the system might have let hackers get access to users’ phones.
Among the possible victims — a human rights lawyer from London.
A spokesperson for WhatsApp says the attack “has all the hallmarks of a private company.”
WhatsApp didn’t mention a specific organization.
However, the NSO Group, an Israeli cyber company, issued a statement denying responsibility.
WhatsApp is encouraging users to update to the latest version of the app “out of an abundance of caution.”
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