It’s Almost Impossible to Tell if Your iPhone Has Been Hacked
A recent vulnerability in WhatsApp shows that there’s little defenders can do to detect and analyze iPhone hacks.
Gun Sellers Are Advertising on Instagram and Directing Customers to Encrypted Chat Apps
A leaked Facebook document gives more detail on the type of firearm parts that the social network does not allow people to sell peer-to-peer.
WhatsApp Launches a Tip Line for Misinformation in India Ahead of Elections
WhatsApp has been struggling to address misinformation and rumors on its app without compromising security. “Checkpoint Tipline” gives users in India an opt-in option to submit rumors for fact-checking.
Cybercriminals Are Taking Advantage of Venezuela's Economic Crisis
Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp social engineering scams have become common in the country.
You Can Now Get $1 Million for Hacking WhatsApp and iMessage
Companies that buy and sell exploits, or zero-days, are now willing to offer seven figures for hacks that allow spies and cops to steal WhatsApp, iMessage and other chat app messages.
The WhatsApp Group Fighting Virginity Tests in India
Newly-married women in the Kanjarbhat community must submit to a humiliating test to prove their chastity. Members of Stop The V-Ritual say it's time for the practice to end.
WhatsApp and Instagram Founders Don’t Deserve Points for Leaving Facebook
By selling their companies to Facebook, Brian Acton and Kevin Systrom perpetuated the worst parts of capitalism.
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg: We’re Very Committed to Encryption in WhatsApp
During a Senate hearing, Sandberg said Facebook, which owns WhatsApp, is still using end-to-end encryption, but did leave room for potential changes.
Paul Manafort’s Terrible Encrypted Messaging OPSEC Got Him Additional Charges
Don’t commit crimes. But if you do, don’t back up the evidence of your crimes to Apple or Google’s cloud, where it doesn’t matter that the evidence was originally end-to-end encrypted.
WhatsApp Co-Founder Will Leave Facebook to Play Ultimate Frisbee
The departure is reportedly due to disagreements with Facebook.
Billionaire Who Sold WhatsApp to Facebook: 'Delete Facebook'
Brian Acton jumps on the #deletefacebook Twitter wagon.
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The Motherboard Guide to Sexting Securely
These are the basic steps you can take to protect yourself while sending and receiving explicit pictures, videos, and messages online.