The DEA Didn’t Buy Malware From Israel’s Controversial NSO Group Because It Was Too Expensive
Emails between the DEA and NSO obtained by Motherboard explain why the DEA didn't purchase the company's malware in 2014.
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.
Hackers Could Get Into Your Phone Just by Calling WhatsApp
You really need to update your WhatsApp, now.
Facebook, YouTube, WhatsApp Banned Again in Sri Lanka After Violence Against Muslims
It’s part of a worrisome trend of governments blocking citizens' internet access
Modi's trolls are ready to wreak havoc on India's marathon election
“In terms of potential, the Indian elections are probably the ripest target for disinformation this year.”
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.
Elizabeth Warren plans to break up Amazon, Facebook, and Google
Big Tech has "bulldozed competition, used our private information for profit, and tilted the playing field against everyone else," she said.
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 is managing its fake news crisis in Brazil from an office in Silicon Valley
“It gives us a sense of how important we are.”