Source of Whatsapp hack revealed

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 4:38pm

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WhatsApp says it knows who was behind a massive cyber attack last spring: an Israeli-based cyber intelligence company called NSO. Whatsapp has filed a complaint in federal court against NSO, accusing it of installing malware to spy on users' phones. Host Carol Hills speaks with John Scott-Railton, a senior researcher at Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto, who's helped WhatsApp chase down the source of the attack.