WhatsApp spyware attack 'endangers' millions - Amnesty International

Reuters Tel Aviv, Israel May 14, 2019, 06.50 PM(IST)

Amnesty International Israel said on Tuesday a possible spyware attack on mobile app Whatsapp 'endangers' millions of users around the world including human rights defenders. Facebook's WhatsApp, a popular messaging tool used by 1.5 billion people monthly, said on Tuesday a security breach on its app had signs of coming from a private company working on surveillance and it had referred the incident to the US Department of Justice.