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WhatsApp Used By Attackers To Install Spyware On Phones

May 14, 2019

Via: Pymnts

Hackers found a way to use messaging app WhatsApp to install spyware onto phones. The Financial Times reported that a vulnerability in the popular app — which currently has 1.5 billion users worldwide — allowed the attackers to install commercial […]


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iPhone Not Secure: What does this message mean in Safari?

March 26, 2019

Via: 9to5Mac

In iOS 12.2 and macOS 10.14.4, you may notice a new warning in the URL bar when browsing the web in Safari. It says the page you are visiting is “Not Secure”. But what does this mean? Are you less […]


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Facebook will shut down the Onavo VPN app and its spying capabilities

February 22, 2019

Via: Boy Genius

Facebook used a VPN app for years to spy on the users that the same app should have been protecting against online threats. Facebook learned details about how devices running the Onavo VPN app were used, as well as what […]


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Facebook Accused Of Exposing User Data Via Groups

February 19, 2019

Via: Pymnts

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has received a complaint against Facebook that alleges the social media giant wrongfully disclosed information on members of closed groups. The complaint, which was filed with the FTC last month, alleges that “Facebook deceptively solicited […]


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7 security tips to stop apps from stealing your data

February 14, 2019

Via: CNET

We regularly see news about ways our personal information has been compromised after a data breach — and apps can be part of the problem. Apps have been unmasked as malware, used to commit click fraud or to sell your […]


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Some iPhone apps record your actions without permission, report says

February 8, 2019

Via: CNET

iPhone apps from some major companies are reportedly recording how you use them without asking your permission. Air Canada, Expedia, Hotels.com, Singapore Airlines, Abercrombie & Fitch and sister brand Hollister are among the companies mentioned Wednesday in a TechCrunch report. […]


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WhatsApp can now be locked using Face ID or Touch ID

February 4, 2019

Via: The Verge

Access to WhatsApp’s iOS app can now be protected using your phone’s biometric security. Depending on your iPhone model, you’ll get the option of using either Face ID or Touch ID to restrict access to the software. The feature, which […]


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Instagram get hacked? Good luck getting it back.

January 24, 2019

Via: Mashable

Instagram has a growing security problem: As the service swells to more than 1 billion users, these accounts are also becoming popular targets for hackers. And if you’re one of the thousands of people trying to regain control of a […]


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WhatsApp limits message forwarding in fight against misinformation

January 21, 2019

Via: The Verge

WhatsApp will now limit users to forwarding a message only five times, in an attempt to cut down on the spread of misinformation. According to Reuters, the five time forwarding limit is being implemented across the world starting today. While […]


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Facebook responds to claims that it shared users’ private messages

December 19, 2018

Via: Tech Radar

Following the news that Facebook has been embroiled in yet another privacy scandal, the company has released a blog post entitled ‘Let’s Clear Up a Few Things About Facebook’s Partners’. An investigation by the New York Times revealed Netflix, Spotify, […]