WhatsApp

Facebook announced it will allow WhatsApp users to encrypt their message history backups in the cloud. Facebook will continue to work to protect the privacy of WhatsApp users and announced that it will allow users to encrypt their message history backups in the cloud. While WhatsApp has already implemented end-to-end encrypion since 2016, the company […]

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Facebook announced it will allow WhatsApp users to encrypt their message history backups in the cloud. Facebook will continue to work to protect the privacy of WhatsApp users and announced that it will allow users to encrypt their message history backups in the cloud. While WhatsApp has already implemented end-to-end encrypion since 2016, the company […]

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The Irish Data Protection Commission has fined WhatsApp €225 million over data sharing transparency for European Union users’ data with Facebook. The Irish Data Protection Commission has fined WhatsApp €225 million for the lack of transparency on how it shares European Union users’ data with Facebook companies. The instant messaging company violated the actual General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). […]

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The now-fixed CVE-2020-1910 vulnerability in WhatApp ‘s image filter feature could have exposed user data to remote attackers. A high-severity security vulnerability in WhatApp’s image filter feature, tracked as CVE-2020-1910, could have been exploited by attackers to read sensitive information from the app’s memory by simply sending a specially crafted image over the messaging app […]

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WhatsApp will not deactivate the accounts of users who don’t accept the new privacy policy update that requires sharing data with other companies owned by Facebook. WhatsApp on Friday announced that it will not deactivate accounts of users who don’t accept its new privacy policy that will be rolled out on May 15. The company will only […]

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Code42 is introducing enhanced capabilities to the Code42 Incydr data risk detection and response product for identifying insider risk related to file uploads to unsanctioned websites. Incydr Browser Upload Detection is built to detect and alert securi…

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