26 Apr 2020
Israeli firm spied on WhatsApp users via US servers: Facebook
In a shocking development, Facebook has accused Israeli security firm NSO Group of using servers located in the US to launch a coordinated spyware attack on hundreds of users of WhatsApp, its main messaging service.
29 Nov 2019
After spyware hack, Indian Government plans security audit of WhatsApp
WhatsApp has come under the scanner of the Indian Government.
19 Nov 2019
Want to keep your WhatsApp chats safe? Update app now
A few weeks after the NSO Group debacle (wherein a malware was injected into WhatsApp for snooping), the messaging service is facing flak for another vulnerability in its system, a bug that hackers can exploit to snoop on your phone.
11 Nov 2019
Leaving WhatsApp after hack? Other chat apps aren't secure either
The recent WhatsApp attack that compromised private chats of as many as 1,400 people, including Indian activists and journalists, has triggered a wave of departures.
03 Nov 2019
121 Indians may have been snooped: WhatsApp in September alert
Even as Indian authorities previously claimed that WhatsApp failed to alert them about a privacy breach by Israeli spyware, the Facebook-owned company reportedly issued two notifications in May and September.
02 Nov 2019
Alerted Indian government about privacy breach, says WhatsApp; Centre denies
On Friday, Facebook-owned WhatsApp clarified that it had informed Indian authorities about a privacy breach on its platform in May.
31 Oct 2019
Several Indian activists, journalists targeted by Israeli WhatsApp spyware
In a shocking disclosure, WhatsApp has revealed that Israeli spyware Pegasus was used to snoop on the messages of several Indian journalists and activists.
30 Oct 2019
WhatsApp is suing an Israeli firm for spying on users
Facebook-owned WhatsApp has sued Israeli security firm NSO Group for developing and injecting malware into its messaging service and using the same for spying on over 1,400 people.
05 Oct 2019
Critical Android vulnerability affects Samsung, Huawei, Xiaomi smartphones
In a major incident, Google's security researchers have flagged critical unpatched zero-day vulnerability, in the company's own Android operating system.
19 Aug 2019
This iPhone lightning cable can hack your PC: Here's how
Often, hackers use malicious USB drives to break into a computer and steal files from it.
20 Jul 2019
This tool can steal data from iCloud, Google Drive
An Israeli company, by the name of NSO Group, is selling a dangerous hacking tool, one that can be used to mine your personal files from Google Drive and iCloud.
16 May 2019
WhatsApp breach: How to secure your app on Android, iOS
WhatsApp, which enjoys a strong user base of over a billion users, was recently targeted by hackers, attacking mobile phones through the voice calling functionality of the app.
14 May 2019
Update WhatsApp! Attackers injecting spyware through a single voice call
If you don't want your phone to be taken over by hackers, update WhatsApp immediately.