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Does WhatsApp Have A Privacy Bug That Could Expose Your Messages?

Does WhatsApp Have A Privacy Bug That Could Expose Your Messages?
January 11, 2019Mohit Kumar
In-short conclusion—Whatsapp service or its 45-days deletion policy doesn't seem to have a bug. For detailed logical explanation, pl...

Fake WhatsApp On Google Play Store Downloaded By Over 1 Million Android Users

Fake WhatsApp On Google Play Store Downloaded By Over 1 Million Android Users
November 04, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Cybercriminals are known to take advantage of everything that's popular among people in order to spread malware, and Google's off...

China Bans WhatsApp Messenger

China Bans WhatsApp Messenger
September 26, 2017Wang Wei
Popular instant messaging app WhatsApp has already been struggling for its existence in China ever since July when Chinese government blo...

UK Demands Encryption Backdoor As London Terrorist Used WhatsApp Before the Attack

UK Demands Encryption Backdoor As London Terrorist Used WhatsApp Before the Attack
March 27, 2017Mohit Kumar
The government has once again started asking for backdoor in encrypted services, arguing that it can not give enough security to its citi...

WhatsApp Adds​ ​2-Step Verification Passcode — Enable this Security Feature

WhatsApp Adds​ ​2-Step Verification Passcode — Enable this Security Feature
November 15, 2016Swati Khandelwal
WhatsApp has introduced a new security feature that fixes a loophole in the popular messaging platform, which if exploited, could allow an a...

WhatsApp Ranked Worst at Protecting Your Privacy and Data

WhatsApp Ranked Worst at Protecting Your Privacy and Data
June 21, 2015Mohit Kumar
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has released its annual report card of tech companies for 2015 based upon how much they keep your pe...

Beware! Fake WhatsApp PLUS App Rumored to be Next Official WhatsApp Release

Beware! Fake WhatsApp PLUS App Rumored to be Next Official WhatsApp Release
January 19, 2015Mohit Kumar
Several reports from the popular news websites had suggested that WhatsApp , the widely popular messaging application, is working on a n...

Why You need to Stop using WhatsApp?

Why You need to Stop using WhatsApp?
February 24, 2014Mohit Kumar
If you haven't heard by now, Facebook just made its biggest move ever, buying the messaging service WhatsApp in a deal worth some $19 b...
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