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Facebook Messenger Bug Could Allow Spying On Users Via Audio

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Researcher from the Google Project Zero team has found a serious bug in Facebook Messenger app that allowed spying. As detailed in a bug report, the researcher Natalie Silvanovich described that the bug existed in the WebRTC protocol that manages audio/video calls on Facebook Messenger. As a standard, audio transmission on calls begins only after the callee answer an incoming call. Explaining this behavior, the researcher stated,

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