Security researchers disclose vulnerability that allowed hijacking of millions of Whatsapp and Telegram accounts


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Chat services Whatsapp and Telegram both had a leak in their web client that allowed attackers to hijack accounts, security researchers from Checkpoint revealed today. The issue was reported on the 7th of March to both chat services and quickly fixed. There are no indications that the leak has been abused.


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