Facebook-NSO lawsuit: Hundreds of WhatsApp attacks linked to one IP address


The legal case between Facebook and Israeli spyware vendor NSO Group is starting to yield the details tech and cyber-security experts have been waiting since Facebook filed its lawsuit in October 2019.

In court documents filed yesterday, Facebook said it linked 720 instances of attacks against WhatsApp users to one single IP address.

The attacks were carried out against WhatsApp users in the spring of 2019. The exploit used in the attack was a zero-day in the WhatsApp VoIP feature.

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Source: ZDNet