Social networking site Facebook sued Israeli cyber surveillance firm NSO Group, alleging it hacked users of its messaging platform WhatsApp earlier this year.
Snowden warns of the new battleground
Security whistleblower Edward Snowden has warned that the world is facing its biggest security crisis in history as governments attempt to undermine encryption.
No such thing as a free launch
ESET researchers in Latin America received a message on WhatsApp stating that the scam app was giving away 1000GB of internet data to celebrate its anniversary.
All Facebook’s apps and acquisitions now have Stories feature
Today Facebook completed the launch of a feature named Stories that allows people to share videos and photographs at the top of their newsfeeds for 24 hours. After this period, Stories will disappear.
Companies should take “more active role” combating criminal violence, hate messages
In the ongoing battle between state governments and national security agencies to ascribe regulations for encrypted IP-based communications, the UK government has now asked WhatsApp to open its encryption to security services in the world effort to combat off-grid cyberterrorism efforts.
iOS, Android and Windows Phone
On Monday, Facebook owned chat service WhatsApp announced that it will be launching video calling capability to over one billion users around the world on iOS, Android and Windows Phone.
That’s nobody’s business but the Turks
Much of the internet appears to have gone down in Turkey and it is widely believed that the government is doing the throttling.
Antitrust deals with Facebook
Italy’s antitrust watchdog is snuffling around the rump of the social notworking site WhatsApp.
No one is interested any more
Facebook and WhatsApp have decided to cease all support for BlackBerry 10 and BBOS platforms.