Copyright © 2019 Arcane Security Solutions ltd.


URGENT: New WhatsApp Hack Affects 1 Billion Phones

October 3, 2019

 Hi Guys,


A vulnerability in WhatsApp has just been discovered that could allow attackers to obtain access to your device and steal data just by sending you a malicious GIF file. In order for the attack to work all you have to do is receive the animated GIF file. You don't have to do anything else. It is that simple.


Please update WhatsApp to the latest version urgently. You need to be running version 2.19.244 or later in order to be protected from this exploit.


Please spread the word about this exploit as at the moment over 1 Billion phones are vulnerable and the only way to be safe is to make sure you are running version 2.19.244 or later.


Please let me know if you need any help in relation to this.

Max Roberts,
Incognito Privacy Care

 Join our community of over 4 million happy people.


  • Use the Sign Up form below to join our community and we will notify you every time we have a new Privacy Tip. 

  • Please Share this tip with your family and friends and let them know we can help.

  • Install - If you are an Android user why not install Incognito and allow us to keep you safe from commercial spyware. Incognito is easy to use and extremely effective at finding and removing spyware. Just tap the 'Get it on Google Play' button below.

  • If you are happy with Incognito and its service please leave us a Review on the Play Store. 



Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Please reload