In this episode of the podcast, Duncan McLeod interviews Paul Ducklin from British security company Sophos about the news that WhatsApp has been targeted by an advanced “cyber actor”.
The discovery that hackers could snoop on WhatsApp should alert users of supposedly secure messaging apps to an uncomfortable truth.
WhatsApp has rushed to roll out a security fix after concerns were raised hackers could inject surveillance software on to phones via the call function.
The social network has announced a number of updates across its platforms – Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp – at its F8 event. Here is a look at the key updates.
Facebook is expected to provide more details on its plans to increase privacy and encryption when its annual developer conference begins on Tuesday night.
BlackBerry Messenger, now known as BBM, the chat service that once dominated instant messaging in South Africa and several other markets around the world, will soon be no more.
Facebook suffered its third major outage this year, with users across the world unable to access the social network or its suite of services such as Facebook Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp.