02 Sep 2021

WhatsApp patches vulnerability related to image filter functionality

Popular messaging platform WhatsApp has announced that it released a patch pertaining to image filter functionality that was first discovered by Check Point Research. The flaw allowed attackers to read sensitive information from WhatsApp’s memory, according to the company. The platform boasts two billion monthly active users, making it one

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16 Jul 2021

WhatsApp blocks two million Indian accounts

Over two million accounts in India have been blocked by WhatsApp in May and June for violating rules. 95% of the blocked users were blocked for violating the limit on how many times a message can be forwarded in India. The submissions of blocked users were made in WhatsApp’s first

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17 Mar 2021

China Appears to Block Popular Encrypted Messaging App Signal

In China this week, a popular messaging app called Signal became unusable, according to local media. The move to stifle one of the most widely used encrypted messaging apps represented China’s campaign to block public and private discourse in China. Many other social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and

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