Crash WhatsApp Remotely
A Vulnerability has been discovered in the wildly popular messaging app WhatsApp, which allows anyone to remotely crash WhatsApp just by sending a specially crafted message, two security researchers reported ‘The Hacker News’.
This could help you remotely wipe all your conversation you never wanted one of your friends not to keep with them. So you can use this method and easily do that. If you face something in similar, make the chat archive and send it as a email will help u also keep the chats. You have to make it all the way rounds.
Two India based independent security researchers, Indrajeet Bhuyan and Saurav Kar, both 17-year old teenagers demonstrated the WhatsApp Message Handler vulnerability to one of our security analyst.
- Open WhatsApp
- Now Select your victim and open their conversation with you.
- Now copy the message from FreakBIN or PasteBIN.
- Paste the message and send it to victim.
- They cannot open their chat/conversation with you ever till the time they clear or delete the chat.
Note: It will/might also crash your whatsapp and you will also not able to open the chat till the time you delete them, if you want to keep the record of chat, try archive and email option from the outside chat of the victim. Also if you do the similar in groups, the group chats has to be deleted first. 3:)