Android app offering free Netflix may steal your WhatsApp data

New Delhi | Cybersecurity researchers said on Wednesday that they have discovered a fake service app on Google Play Store that offers users view Netflix on their smartphones for free, while monitoring their WhatsApp notifications and sending automatic replies to incoming messages. Named ‘FlixOnline’, the hackers distributed the malware via malicious auto-replies to incoming WhatsApp messages, […]

Leaked Facebook data reveals that CEO Mark Zukerberg uses Signal

San Francisco | As Facebook CEO Mark Zukerberg’s phone number also emerged among the leaked data of 533 million Facebook users, a security expert has revealed that the Facebook CEO uses Signal. According to media reports, the leaked data includes Zukerberg’s phone number, Facebook user ID, personal details like location, marriage details and birth date. “In […]

WhatsApp to password protect your chat backups on Cloud

San Francisco: Facebook-owned WhatsApp is working on a new password protection feature that will encrypt chat backups in Cloud, making them accessible only to the users. WhatsApp chats are end-to-end encrypted but this protection currently doesn’t apply to online backups stored on Google Drive and Apple iCloud. WABetaInfo, a website that closely tracks WhatsApp updates in […]

WhatsApp introduces one on one calling from Desktop app

New Delhi: WhatsApp on Thursday announced that private and secure one-to-one voice and video calls are now available on the desktop app for Windows and Apple Mac devices. To make desktop calling more useful, WhatsApp has made sure it works seamlessly for both portrait and landscape orientation. It appears in a resizable standalone window on your […]