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WhatsApp ban issued across the UK for military personnel

Britain’s military personnel were ordered not to use WhatsApp messaging app anymore, as Russian hackers were using the app’s location service to track down individuals and kill them using missile attacks. Though the built-up theory seems illogical, as WhatsApp functionality is under full encryption, a missile attack that took place on Sunday on a training […]

WhatsApp starts offering password enabled encryption to user backups

From now on, all WhatsApp backups will be protected by a password enabled encryption method offering an extra layer of security protection to users from spying eyes. The Facebook giant’s subsidiary has notified to all its global iOS and Android users that it will provide a 64 digit key to secure the messages stored on […]

Facebook October 2021 downtime could result from a revolting Cyber Attack

Facebook (FB) issued a press update on Monday October 4th, 2021, stating that all its online services across the world were down because of a configuration error that couldn’t be fixed on time as most of its staff were working from home. However, some media resources such as UK’s Daily Mail claim that the downtime […]

EU data watchdog slaps $267m fine on Facebook owned WhatsApp

Facebook owned messaging app WhatsApp was slapped with a penalty of $267 million, accounting to €225 million in Europe’s one of the native currencies. Ireland’s Data Protection Commission (DPC) was the authority to pronounce the decision, as the photo & video sharing app failed to live up to the standards required by EU GDPR. Irish […]

Cyber Threat to UK Populace from latest WhatsApp Scam

UK’s Law enforcement department has issued a fresh set to of warning to all UK populace who are using popular messaging service WhatsApp. The alert is related to a widespread scam that is targeting users on the said video and image sharing service. Going by the details of the scam provided by the British National […]

Malware to turn WhatsApp into PINK or GOLD

By the time you read this article, most of you might have come across a link via text or email claiming to turn your WhatsApp web and mobile interface into PINK color. But cyber experts claim the link will lead victims to a malware that will help hackers to hack the device and the victim […]

WhatsApp gives new data privacy deadline of May 15

All you WhatsApp users across the world, here’s a news piece that needs your attention on an urgent note. The Facebook subsidiary has issued a fresh set of policy updates in which it clearly specified that the users will have to accept its new data sharing rules that will become mandatory from May 15th,2021. Earlier, […]

WhatsApp adds Biometrics mobile security login for Desktop and Web Login

In coming days, all you WhatsApp users out there interested in making a login through a desktop or a web app will have to go through a biometrics security login feature where-in users need to authenticate themselves with a fingerprint, face or Iris scan. However, all depends on the device capabilities and will be besides […]

WhatsApp users switching to Telegram due to new Data Privacy Rules

Facebook, the Mark Zuckerberg led company has clarified that from the coming month of February 2021, the users of FB business unit WhatsApp should accept the truth that all of their data generated on the messaging app will be shared with other business subsidiaries of the social networking giant. The change in privacy policies is […]

WhatsApp Good Morning messages filled with Chinese Phishing Cyber Attacks

From the year 2018 there has been a WhatsApp message doing rounds on an occasional note that those who send “Good Morning” and “Good Evening” photos, and GIFs downloaded from internet might become a victim of a cyber fraud perpetuated by Chinese hackers. An international news resource from Shanghai confirmed the report and posted it […]

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