A cyber-security expert's view on the WhatsApp spyware attack
By Karan Kumar • 15/05/2019 at 2:45PM
A recent spyware attack allowed hackers to access phones through WhatsApp. The chat app has introduced an update that fixes the problem. We talked to a cyber-security expert about the incident.
The WhatsApp hack shocked the world as users had their information stolen straight from their smartphones. This raised a few red flags regarding digital security and the end of privacy. Asiaville taked to Rizwan Shaikh, a cyber-security expert to find out how this attack happened and safety measures that can be taken to stop these kinds of attacks. Here is what he had to say.