Germany's data chief tells ministries WhatsApp is a no-go
Germany's data privacy chief has told federal bodies not to use WhatsApp, amid concerns that it feeds Facebook with data. Ulrich Kelber said it appeared that the government has failed to establish enough safe services.
Ekiti records first COVID-19 death, Global cases of COVID-19 now over 2.5million and more
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WhatsApp restricts spread of coronavirus misinformation
The messaging app WhatsApp has moved to limit the increasing spread of misinformation through its platform. The WHO has identified an "infodemic" of false medical advice and conspiracy theories around COVID-19 online.
Nigeria records 10 new cases of coronavirus, Kenny Rogers, country music star, dies aged 81 and more
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WhatsApp security flaw: Over 60,000 groups still accessible online
A DW exclusive investigation shows thousands of links to private WhatsApp groups can still be easily found online, despite public outrage which led the company to change its stance and remove them from Google.
WhatsApp reaches 2 Billion users
WhatsApp has reached 2 Billion users two years after announcing a 1.5 Billion mark. The free messaging service and ad-free application was purchased by Facebook in 2014 for $19 billion.
WhatsApp voice calls used to inject Israeli Spyware on to phones: FT
A WhatsApp vulnerability allowed attackers to inject Israeli spyware on to mobile phones, according to a report in the Financial Times.
WhatsApp attacked by advanced spyware via missed calls
A missed call on WhatsApp was enough to infect some of the app users' phones with advanced spying software, the messaging platform has said. The malicious program was reportedly developed by Israel's NSO group.