Whatsapp is sending notifications of a policy update that requires sharing data with Facebook companies but it also said that No one will have their accounts deleted or lose functionality of WhatsApp on May 15th because of this update. WhatsApp will restrict its features if we refuse data sharing with Facebook.
A malware is found that sends automated replies to messages on WhatsApp and other major chat apps. Eager to know what it is? Yes, as the name suggests, it is Whatsapp Pink!
This new WhatsApp bug could have allowed attackers to hack into your phone remotely.
Technical analyses by Citizen Lab and Motherboard found links between a fake version of WhatsApp and Cy4Gate, an Italian surveillance firm that works with cops and intelligence agencies.
A New Wormable Android Malware App is Spreading Automatically Through WhatsApp
WhatsApp, Telegram, Signal, all offer end-to-end encryption, but the features, data access, and advertising policies are different.
Millions have signed up to Signal and Telegram after WhatsApp announced an update to its terms.
Signal's encrypted messaging service has recovered from delays affecting its new user verification process after a mass exodus of WhatsApp users to their platform.
Mark Zuckerberg announced that WhatsApp is now delivering around 100 billion messages a day. Userbase has grown considerably to two billion users now, compared to 500 million back in 2014.
Hackers found impersonating legitimate messaging apps such as Telegram and Threema to infect Android devices with a new malware.
Mobile messengers create privacy concerns by exposing data via discovery services that allow users to find contacts from the address book.
Facebook-owned WhatsApp has fixed six previously undisclosed vulnerabilities in its chat platform, revealing the move on a new dedicated security advisory site aimed at informing its more than 2 million users about bugs and keeping them updated on app security.
WhatsApp has been updated with a new feature called 'Search the Web'. This tool lets users do a web search for links they have been sent and can potentially curb the spread of false information.