Destroyed: A method of destroying Whatsapp group chats forever, say infosec bods of vuln patch


Whatsapp running on an iPhone

Security investigators say they have uncovered a vulnerability in WhatsApp that will gladden the heart of anyone who’s ever wondered how to permanently wipe that incriminating group chat.

Researchers from infosec biz Check Point say they have found a flaw that lets a helpful malicious so-and-so “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.”

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