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You should update Whatsapp to avoid a surveillance vulnerability

WhatsApp has rushed to roll out a security fix for a surveillance vulnerability. The firm says people should upgrade to the latest version of the app

whatsapp - New Scientist
2:26am PDT - May 14th, 2019

WhatsApp notifies DPC of 'security vulnerability'

WhatsApp has urged users to upgrade the app and told the Data Protection Commission of a "serious security vulnerability".

whatsapp - RTE
10:24pm PDT - May 13th, 2019

WhatsApp Discovered Malware That Infects Phones With a Missed Call

Spyware crafted by an "advanced cyber actor" infected multiple targeted mobile phones through WhatsApp's in-app voice calls

whatsapp - Time
9:58pm PDT - May 13th, 2019

Yikes, WhatsApp exploit allowed spyware to be installed with a phone call

A WhatsApp vulnerability allowed attackers to remotely install spyware onto phones — by simply calling them. First reported by the Financial Times and confirmed by WhatsApp, the issue was discovered in early May and was promptly fixed by the company. The Face…

whatsapp - Mashable
7:20pm PDT - May 13th, 2019

Israeli Firm Tied to Tool That Uses WhatsApp Flaw to Spy on Activists

Researchers said the NSO Group had found a vulnerability, which was disclosed Monday, that was used to target the iPhone of a human-rights lawyer in London and perhaps others.

whatsapp - The New York Times
7:16pm PDT - May 13th, 2019

WhatsApp call exploit let attackers slip spyware on to phones

WhatsApp appears to have been the inadvertent conduit for a surveillance campaign. Both WhatsApp and Israeli software developer NSO Group have confirmed that an exploit in WhatsApp's voice calling allowed attackers to load NSO's Pegasus spyware on t...

whatsapp - Engadget
6:53pm PDT - May 13th, 2019

WhatsApp discovers surveillance attack

A major flaw in the Facebook-owned messaging service was exploited by "an advanced cyber actor", WhatsApp confirms.

whatsapp - BBC News
4:46pm PDT - May 13th, 2019

Spotify is testing its own version of Stories called ‘Storyline’

Spotify is testing its own version of Stories — the sharing format popularized by social apps like Snapchat and Instagram and has since made its way to other apps like Facebook, YouTube, WhatsApp, and others. In Spotify’s case, it’s not called “Stories” but r…

whatsapp - TechCrunch
12:39pm PDT - May 13th, 2019

Sri Lanka imposes curfew amid anti-Muslim violence

Mosques and Muslim-owned shops have been targeted in several towns since the deadly Easter bombings.

whatsapp - BBC News
10:16am PDT - May 13th, 2019

Zuckerberg says breaking up Facebook “isn’t going to help”

With the look of someone betrayed, Facebook’s CEO has fired back at co-founder Chris Hughes and his brutal NYT op-ed calling for regulators to split up Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp. “When I read what he wrote, my main reaction was that what he’s proposin…

whatsapp - TechCrunch
10:41am PDT - May 11th, 2019

Chris Hughes Is Right: We Should Dismantle Facebook

The former Facebook employee says the government should break up the company and then comprehensively regulate it. The only problem: It might not be enough.

whatsapp - Wired
3:05pm PDT - May 10th, 2019

Early Facebook executives have reached a surprising consensus about the company’s power

Chris Hughes joins a long line of Facebook employees calling for a radical change to the company. It’s almost unprecedented in Silicon Valley history

whatsapp - The Verge
3:00am PDT - May 10th, 2019

Facebook co-founder calls for breakup of Facebook

Chris Hughes says Zuckerberg sacrificed "security and civility for clicks."

whatsapp - Ars Technica
9:02am PDT - May 9th, 2019

'They've bulldozed competition': Elizabeth Warren applauds Facebook cofounder's call to break up the tech giant into 3 companies

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, the Massachusetts Democrat who is running for president in 2020, celebrated Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes call to break up Facebook on Thursday. "Chris Hughes is right. Today's big tech companies have too much power—over our economy,…

whatsapp - Business Insider
8:02am PDT - May 9th, 2019

Facebook picks London as the WhatsApp payments hub (FB)

This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence Payments Briefing subscribers. To receive the full story plus other insights each morning, click here. Facebook is planning to use London as a hub to accelerate the payment…

whatsapp - Business Insider
7:22am PDT - May 9th, 2019

Facebook co-founder calls for breakup of the social network

In an op-ed for The New York Times, one of Facebook’s co-founders has called for the social network to be broken up. Chris Hughes says the FTC should reverse Facebook’s acquisition of WhatsApp and Instagram.

whatsapp - The Verge
5:50am PDT - May 9th, 2019

Singapore fake news law polices chats and online platforms

It allows authorities to order online platforms and chat apps to remove messages and post corrections.

whatsapp - BBC News
2:15am PDT - May 9th, 2019

The head of Messenger answers some big questions about how Facebook's ambitious plans to connect its messaging apps will work (FB)

Business Insider spoke to the head of Facebook Messenger, Stan Chudnovsky, about the company's big "privacy" and "interoperability" plans. Facebook considered letting its messaging apps communicate with non-Facebook apps, he said. The company's plan to make i…

whatsapp - Business Insider
6:00am PDT - May 8th, 2019

Bubble-driven boom in M&As hides steep costs long-term

Global M&A activity is exploding. The value of transactions in the first 8 months of 2018 reached $3.3 trillion worldwide, and the market can expect another record-setting year in 2019.

whatsapp - TechCrunch
1:00pm PDT - May 7th, 2019

WhatsApp Pay's India launch could make it a threat (FB)

This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence Payments Briefing subscribers. To receive the full story plus other insights each morning, click here. As Facebook prepares for its Indian launch of WhatsApp Pay, the digit…

whatsapp - Business Insider
7:53am PDT - May 7th, 2019

Report: Facebook looking to disrupt credit cards with cryptocurrency

Facebook's virtual currency could be pegged to traditional currencies.

whatsapp - Ars Technica
8:47am PDT - May 3rd, 2019

Takeaways from F8 and Facebook’s next phase

Extra Crunch offers members the opportunity to tune into conference calls led and moderated by the TechCrunch writers you read every day. This week, TechCrunch’s Josh Constine and Frederic Lardinois discuss major announcements that came out of Facebook’s F8 c…

whatsapp - TechCrunch
11:17am PDT - May 2nd, 2019

Details emerge of China’s ‘Big Brother’ surveillance app targeting Muslims

It’s long been known that China is developing a dystopian surveillance system in Xinjiang, the Northwest province that’s home to China’s Uyghur Muslim population. Among the evidence includes poorly managed database and now we have details of a mobile app used…

whatsapp - TechCrunch
5:33am PDT - May 2nd, 2019

Adtech veteran Quantcast is latest tech giant to face GDPR privacy probe

Another tech giant is under investigation in Europe for potential privacy breaches of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), TechCrunch has learnt. The Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC), which is the lead data protection regulator for most multin…

whatsapp - TechCrunch
4:53am PDT - May 2nd, 2019

'You are loved' - the power of an anonymous note and gift

How a letter hidden by a stranger, found inside a book, has inspired a ripple of good deeds.

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3:11am PDT - May 2nd, 2019

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1:11am PDT - June 14th, 2019

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1:11am PDT - June 14th, 2019

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1:10am PDT - June 14th, 2019

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1:10am PDT - June 14th, 2019

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1:10am PDT - June 14th, 2019

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1:10am PDT - June 14th, 2019

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1:10am PDT - June 14th, 2019

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5:05pm PDT - June 13th, 2019

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5:05pm PDT - June 13th, 2019

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5:05pm PDT - June 13th, 2019

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5:04pm PDT - June 13th, 2019

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5:04pm PDT - June 13th, 2019

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5:04pm PDT - June 13th, 2019

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5:04pm PDT - June 13th, 2019
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5:04pm PDT - June 13th, 2019

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5:04pm PDT - June 13th, 2019

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11:23am PDT - June 13th, 2019
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11:23am PDT - June 13th, 2019

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11:23am PDT - June 13th, 2019

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11:23am PDT - June 13th, 2019

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11:23am PDT - June 13th, 2019

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11:23am PDT - June 13th, 2019

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11:23am PDT - June 13th, 2019
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11:23am PDT - June 13th, 2019

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5:01pm PDT - June 12th, 2019

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5:01pm PDT - June 12th, 2019
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5:01pm PDT - June 12th, 2019
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5:00pm PDT - June 12th, 2019

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5:00pm PDT - June 12th, 2019

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5:00pm PDT - June 12th, 2019

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4:59pm PDT - June 12th, 2019

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5:20pm PDT - June 11th, 2019

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5:20pm PDT - June 11th, 2019

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