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Indian Government Asks WhatsApp to Withdraw its “Discriminatory” Policy

In the latest saga of WhatsApp’s changes in its data sharing policy, the Indian Government has written a letter to WhatsApp CEO, Will Cathcart,...

WhatsApp vs Signal vs Telegram: Which is More Viable and Secure?

WhatsApp recently introduced an updated privacy policy, which mandates all users to share their data with its parent company Facebook. As per the ominous-sounding...

Social Media Giants’ Data Collection under FTC Scanner; Amazon, Facebook, and...

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) of the U.S. has issued orders to nine social media and video streaming giants, asking them to provide data...

Microsoft Tops the Chart for Being Most Imitated Brand for Phishing...

Check Point Research, a global cybersecurity solutions provider, has published its Brand Phishing Report for Q3 2020. In its previous report for Q2 2020,...

WhatsApp Discloses Six Bugs in its First Security Advisory

Facebook-owned messaging service provider WhatsApp, in the past week, started a Security Advisories page. On this page, WhatsApp is disclosing all the bugs and...

Facebook Sues Indian Firm for Registering Impostor Domains

Facebook filed a lawsuit in Virginia against 12 hoax domain names registered by Indian-based proxy service provider Compsys Domain Solutions Private Ltd. The malicious...

New Android Malware “WolfRAT” Targets WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and Other Android...

Security pros at Cisco Talos discovered a new malware targeting messaging apps like WhatsApp, Line, and Facebook Messenger on Android devices. The malware, codenamed...

NSO Group Acquires Convexum to Add New Product Segment to its...

Israel’s cyber intelligence and surveillance company NSO Group recently acquired drone technology startup Convexum in a cash deal of US$60 million. Based in Tel-Aviv,...

WhatsApp rolls out Biometric Security Lock for Android Devices

WhatsApp recently announced the launch of biometric authentication through fingerprint sensors on the Android platform, as an additional privacy measure. The Facebook-owned messaging app...

Facebook sues NSO Group for violating Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

Facebook has sued the Israel-based cyber intelligence company NSO Group for violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. According to the lawsuit filed in...

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