WhatsApp addresses security breach while lawmakers met to discuss 5G security concerns

  • Published on May 16, 2019
  • WhatApp is reeling from a security breach where dozens of phones were hacked through its application. Meanwhile, lawmakers met on Capitol Hill to discuss security concerns surrounding new 5G technology. CNET senior producer Dan Patterson joins CBSN to talk about WhatsApp and 5G.
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Comments • 13

  • Stephen
    Stephen 4 months ago

    Thank NSA!! And the next criminal act you do can we get heads up? This op. Would be ok for foreign county but not on us. NSA 4 Pen. FBI.

  • Bruce Cain
    Bruce Cain 4 months ago

    Stop 5G - Stop Smart Meters. Go to you City Council and say "I will not be subjected to a 5G Lab Experiment."

  • imran4006
    imran4006 4 months ago +3

    How can just Updating the App help to remove the Spyware?? They have directly installed the Spyware on the Mobile OS. The Spyware now sits on our Mobile OS & not the App.
    Facebook answer.

    • Đeath Vader
      Đeath Vader 4 months ago

      It accesses your phone via whatsapp permissions. I remember getting alot of weird friends requests on Facebook from women asking me to install whatsapp. This was huge.

    • Cocain from Jesus
      Cocain from Jesus 4 months ago

      Not if you use a Linux mobile os.

  • ijvo1951
    ijvo1951 4 months ago

    Israel was also implicated in the Mueller Report as interfering in Obama's UN vote using Flynn to try to get Russia and other countries to vote against Obama's vote against settlements.

  • redneck racing
    redneck racing 4 months ago

    Mfers slowing down 4g to get 5g speeds up that's what they doin might as well have gahdamn dial up

    • Đeath Vader
      Đeath Vader 4 months ago

      Due to updated infrastructure it will make 4g faster too.

  • redneck racing
    redneck racing 4 months ago

    5g up and running this must be why my mfing 4g has been slow as gahdam grandma

  • Make Racists Afraid Again
    Make Racists Afraid Again 4 months ago +1

    Spyware being used by Fascists.

    • imran4006
      imran4006 4 months ago

      If you blame Fascist Israel for Hacking, they will cry a river of anti-semitism.

    • Chronos
      Chronos 4 months ago

      What's a fascist?

  • Lachlan _
    Lachlan _ 4 months ago