Avoid spyware update your WhatsApp now

WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned messaging system with 1.5 billion users, has been hacked. Since WhatsApp is extremely popular in Panama, here’s how to protect yourself from the hack.

Update your phone today, and avoid the spyware! While the bug leaves those who have not updated their phone recently, those who are good with their updates are safe as Facebook implemented updates Monday.

The Gaurdian reported on the WhatsApp security bug that could let hackers take over your phone with a voice call, even if you did not answer it this week.

According to the report, the spyware that can be installed on your phone via an unknown number call (answered or unanswered) is capable of malicious activities, from mining date, to activating the phone’s camera and microphone. 

Affected devices includes, Apple’s iPhone (iOS), Androids, Windows Phones and Tizen devices, according to Facebook.