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No, end-to-end encryption isn't a marketing gimmick

There’s bad takes, and then there’s bad takes. An example of the latter comes from Bloomberg Opinion columnist Leonid Bershidsky, who thinks that today’s WhatsApp security woes ...

whatsapp - The Next Web
12:03pm PDT - May 14th, 2019

It’s Almost Impossible to Tell if Your iPhone Has Been Hacked

A recent vulnerability in WhatsApp shows that there’s little defenders can do to detect and analyze iPhone hacks.

whatsapp - Vice News
11:58am PDT - May 14th, 2019

This WhatsApp flaw helped send spyware with a voice call

Time to update your app.

whatsapp - Mashable
11:41am PDT - May 14th, 2019

WhatsApp vulnerability exposed; Supreme Court deals blow to Apple

Fox Business Briefs: Facebook's messaging system WhatsApp reveals vulnerability to hackers after an Israeli firm was allegedly able to install spyware onto phones by simply placing a call; Supreme Court ruling opens the door for consumers to sue Apple for for…

whatsapp - Fox News
10:08am PDT - May 14th, 2019

The Israeli spyware allegedly behind the WhatsApp hack, and who was targeted

The security flaw was patched, but questions remain about who was targeted and why.

whatsapp - Google News (Canada)
9:34am PDT - May 14th, 2019

WhatsApp urges users to update app after spyware hacking report - BNN Bloomberg

WhatsApp pressed users to update its messaging service, following a report that a vulnerability in the software allowed attackers to hack into people’s phones using commercial Israeli spyware.

whatsapp - Google News (Canada)
9:06am PDT - May 14th, 2019

How Hackers Broke WhatsApp With Just a Phone Call

All it took to compromise a smartphone was a single phone call over WhatsApp. The user didn't even have to pick up the phone.

whatsapp - Wired
9:05am PDT - May 14th, 2019

You probably weren’t a target of the WhatsApp surveillance hack

Every once in a while a major bug, vulnerability or security scare will spark panic. In most cases, it’s absolutely unnecessary panic. Take yesterday’s reported vulnerability. Israeli hacking outfit NSO Group, a developer of malware typically used by governme…

whatsapp - TechCrunch
9:00am PDT - May 14th, 2019

You Should Update WhatsApp Right Away. Here's How to Do it Quickly and Easily

The latest version of WhatsApp fixes a recently discovered security flaw. Here's how to update quickly and easily.

whatsapp - Time
7:48am PDT - May 14th, 2019

HP’s new gaming laptop has more screens for more content

There’s something about gaming laptops that make manufacturers do weird things. It’s kind of wonderful, in a way. Companies tend to give their teams a much wider berth for strange and novel designs, and HP’s Omen line is certainly no stranger. Designs that te…

whatsapp - TechCrunch
6:53am PDT - May 14th, 2019

WhatsApp hacked? How to update your app after the latest spying malware discovery

Pegasus malware, typically sold to intelligence agencies, can spy on calls and texts while also recording audio and video from phones.

whatsapp - Newsweek
6:47am PDT - May 14th, 2019

Recode Daily: The Supreme Court opens up Apple to antitrust cases

Plus: Facebook raises pay for its contract workers, Attackers hack cell phones with spyware via Whatsapp, Amazon replaces box packers with machines

whatsapp - Recode
5:54am PDT - May 14th, 2019

The WhatsApp hack proves security should trump consumer choice

The discovery of a zero-day vulnerability in WhatsApp, one of the world’s most widely used messaging apps, is nothing short of frightening. This vulnerability allowed an adversary, who is yet to be identified (but I’d bet my left kidney that it’s some flavor …

whatsapp - The Next Web
5:39am PDT - May 14th, 2019

WhatsApp was breached: Here's what users need to do

Facebook's WhatsApp urges users to upgrade to the latest version of the messaging app after a report says users are vulnerable to malicious spyware.

whatsapp - USA Today
5:36am PDT - May 14th, 2019

WhatsApp discovers spyware that infected phones through missed calls | CBC News

Spyware crafted by a sophisticated group of hackers-for-hire took advantage of a flaw in the popular WhatsApp communications program to remotely hijack dozens of phones, the company said late Monday.

whatsapp - CBC News
4:23am PDT - May 14th, 2019

PSA: Update WhatsApp now to prevent spyware from being installed on your phone

WhatsApp, the messaging app used by more than 1.5 billion worldwide, says it’s patched a critical security vulnerability which allowed attackers to secretly infect phones with malicious spyware by just calling phone numbers over an in-app audio call. The Face…

whatsapp - The Next Web
4:18am PDT - May 14th, 2019

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

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