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WhatsApp and Telegram media files prone to hacks, according to Symantec study

WhatsApp and Telegram have become the two most popular instant online messaging these days. With their easy to share photos, documents, contacts, and location, along with their end-to-end encryption, WhatsApp and Telegram have become successful in holding their popularity among its users. Over time the belief among its users regarding their privacy policy has only […]

Whatsapp quick edit media

In November 2014, WhatsApp was able to encrypt messages (albeit poorly) and was audited by an independent organization less than a year ago. This caused the app to score two stars. On April 5, WhatsApp raised its note by obtaining 4 additional stars in a single day. The first star that received this application, was because, even now, WhatsApp […]

Whatsapp encryption can be traced as per IIT Madras Teacher

In November 2014, WhatsApp was able to encrypt messages (albeit poorly) and was audited by an independent organization less than a year ago. This caused the app to score two stars. On April 5, WhatsApp raised its note by obtaining 4 additional stars in a single day. The first star that received this application, was because, even now, WhatsApp […]

Whatsapp could soon launch a new feature that gives Forward Messages details

WhatsApp has been making headlines lately, as it has been used primarily in India but also in other countries such as Brazil for spreading fake news. In India, according to the BBC, even several people have been victimized by the mob’s lynching as fake messages were circulated on WhatsApp branding them as child molesters and […]

India prompts to build “Sarkari” WhatsApp chat platform for government purposes

The Indian government is reportedly planning to build its WhatsApp-like chat app to facilitate secure communications amongst governmental agencies citing overdependence on American technology companies. After being denied a backdoor into WhatsApp for security concerns, the move comes as a means to be independent of foreign entities when sharing official communications between government agencies and […]

Walmart expands its grocery service in Mexico with WhatsApp

Walmart Mexico, the largest commercial chain in the country with more than 2,459 stores in the country, launched a new home shopping and delivery service through the WhatsApp for 92 stores that have the Superama brand, business directed to the higher income population. WhatsApp, the free text message service owned by the social network Facebook, […]

WhatsApp will stop working on these phones as of July 1

WhatsApp is the most popular application in the world as used by more than 1,500 million users. However, July 1 is a date marked in red in the calendar since from that day, you can not create new accounts or verify existing ones in both iOS and Android, in addition to Windows Phone. Although it […]

Truecaller ushers in the much-awaited feature – VoIP and Mobile Data on Android

Android users can now be thankful to the Truecaller app for one more reason, with the app having ushered in the feature to allow voice calls over WiFi and mobile data. While calling over celluloid network was the only feature Truecaller had been allowing before, albeit with the ability to id the caller simultaneously, its […]

Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp to disallow pre-installed in Huawei phones

The Chinese tech giant Huawei has been facing troubles from USA since the US trade ban came into effect in May and Huawei has been unable to purchase American parts and software. According to the United States, Huawei’s telecom network gear and other products are allegedly assisting espionage, a claim that Huawei has denied. Now […]

WhatsApp gets a new feature to protect your profile picture

WhatsApp beta 2.19.143 for Android brings the latest security fix for recently discovered CVE-2019-3568 vulnerability. CVE-2019-3568 is a buffer overflow issue that was found inside of the WhatsApp VOIP stack. WhatsApp is removing the ability to save profile photos. The latest change has been spotted in the WhatsApp beta versions for Android devices. Users can […]

WhatsApp targeted by spyware through in-app voice calls; urges for update

WhatsApp, that has been owned by Facebook said, it had been attacked by spyware which targeted a “selected number” of users and was orchestrated by “an advanced cyber actor.” Hackers were able to remotely install surveillance software on phones and other devices using a significant vulnerability in messaging app WhatsApp; it has been confirmed. According […]

Blocking social networks in Sri Lanka raises fear about freedom of expression

The decision of the Sri Lankan government to block social networks after Sunday’s deadly attacks highlighted growing distrust of online platforms, although critics say the measure not only restricts abusive content but also affects the flow of information. The restrictions in Sri Lanka come amid the growing frustration of governments around the world for the […]

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