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How to protect yourself from WhatsApp smiley flaw

Bhuyan has reported the smiley bug to WhatsApp. “This can also be used to do a Denial of service in the browser and it freezes the browser and gives a ‘not responding’ error,” he adds.

Till the issue is fixed, here’s a simple way to save yourself from the attack.

Once you receive this full-of-tons-of-smiley message from someone, you’ll have to open the messenger and delete the entire chat with the attacker.

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