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Be Wary of WhatsApp Messages Offering 1000GB of Free Data

Be Wary of WhatsApp Messages Offering 1000GB of Free Data

By Gary Davis Chief Consumer Security Evangelist, McAfee Global messaging giant WhatsApp turned 10 years old this year. It’s not unusual for companies to provide loyal customers or members with gifts to show their appreciation during these milestones. Unfortunately, cybercriminals are using this as a ploy to carry out their malicious schemes. According to Forbes,

New Vulnerability Revealed in Popular Messaging Services

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. researchers revealed a new vulnerability on WhatsApp & Telegram’s online platforms– WhatsApp Web& Telegram Web, two of the world’s most popular messaging services. By exploiting this vulnerability, attackers could completely take over user accounts, and access victims’ personal and group conversations, photos, videos and other shared files, contact lists, and

WhatsApp Toughens Encryption After Apple-FBI Row

The popular messaging service WhatsApp said it had implemented “full end-to-end encryption,” a move which steps up privacy but may lead to conflicts with law enforcement agencies. The Facebook-owned mobile application with one billion users worldwide made the announcement following weeks of intense debate over efforts by US authorities to compel Apple to help break

WhatsApp Web Security Flaw

A newly found vulnerability in WhatsApp Web, the Web-based interface of the popular instant messaging client, allows attackers to trick users into executing arbitrary code on their computers, a security firm reports. The vulnerability affects more than 200 million people who use WhatsApp Web. WhatsApp has since updated its Web client to patch the bug