WhatsApp Fixes Vulnerability that Allowed Hackers to Take Over Your Account

WhatsApp Fixes Vulnerability that Allowed Hackers to Take Over Your Account    

WhatsApp, despite being the most popular messaging service on both Android and iOS platforms has had its fair share of vulnerabilities. A recent report by CheckPoint Research has revealed yet another plaguing issue in the messaging service, that allows an attacker to take over any WhatsApp account by sharing a malicious image. The security research at CheckPoint has revealed that […]

     
 
 

WhatsApp May Soon Open Up to Businesses

WhatsApp May Soon Open Up to Businesses

WhatsApp, one of the world’s most popular messaging services with a user base of over 1 billion is currently planning a new feature that will allow businesses to get in touch directly with the WhatsApp user base. Reuters reports that sources familiar to the agency claim that this new feature is currently in testing stages. WhatsApp, in fact, is said […]

     
 
 

WhatsApp will Bring Back the Old Text Statuses as “Taglines” [Report]

WhatsApp will Bring Back the Old Text Statuses as “Taglines” [Report]

WhatsApp recently updated its messaging application across all platforms and replaced the legacy text statuses with the Snapchat-inspired stories feature. While most users still haven’t settled with the drastic change, a new leak has already popped up which suggests that the Facebook-owned company will be bringing those plain text statuses back in a future release. Twitter user, WABetaInfo, who has […]

     
 
 

Dear Facebook, Please Stop Ruining WhatsApp

Dear Facebook, Please Stop Ruining WhatsApp

It’s been eight years since WhatsApp was first launched. The messaging leader, which is considered as the true “SMS killer”, has gone through several iterations, and managed to enroll over a Billion people. That’s more than what most social networks have ever accounted for in their lifetime and marginally less than its parent company, Facebook. However, WhatsApp didn’t lose any […]

 
     
 
 

WhatsApp Reinvents Text Statuses with Snapchat-Inspired Stories

WhatsApp Reinvents Text Statuses with Snapchat-Inspired Stories

Facebook continues its trial for stealing Snapchat’s user base by bringing the “Stories” feature to its fourth platform, WhatsApp. As a “gift” to its billion-plus users on the messaging platform’s eight anniversary, WhatsApp has redesigned the rusty old text status and has brought the ability to post ephemeral posts. The feature will begin to rollout for Android, iOS, and surprisingly, […]

     
 
 

WhatsApp Gets Two-Step Verification, Here’s how to Enable it

WhatsApp Gets Two-Step Verification, Here’s how to Enable it

It was in last year November that WhatsApp enabled two-factor authentication in their beta channels. Today the company announced that they will be making the two-step verification available for all the users. The two-step verification will add a layer of additional security along with the end-to-end encryption from the Open Whisper Systems. That said WhatsApp isn’t the first one to […]

     
 
 

WhatsApp Vulnerability Allows for Intercepting of Encrypted Messages [Report]

WhatsApp Vulnerability Allows for Intercepting of Encrypted Messages [Report]

WhatsApp is one of the most widely used messengers across the universe and what better than the numbers which prove the point. That said the Facebook-owned company has been adding privacy features regularly and end to end encryption was one of them. Furthermore, Facebook has been claiming that no one can intercept WhatsApp messages and that includes the company and […]

     
 
 

Latest Beta Update Adds a GIF Browser on WhatsApp

Latest Beta Update Adds a GIF Browser on WhatsApp

WhatsApp seems to on an update spree in the past quarter. From adding video calling to GIF compatibility, the messaging service has managed to bring out most features that their users have been demanding. However, the Facebook-owned messaging app isn’t done yet and has pushed an update which brings a native GIF browser. The WhatsApp beta update 2.17.6 is now […]

     
 
 

WhatsApp Might Soon Let Revoking and Editing of Sent Messages

WhatsApp Might Soon Let Revoking and Editing of Sent Messages

It’s been an eventful year for WhatsApp. From adding an endless number of requested features to creating controversies around the globe for its updated privacy policy, 2016 was truly an adventurous period for the popular messaging app. However, it seems like the company isn’t done updating for the year and might be planning some significant improvements for the holidays. According […]

     
 
 

Latest WhatsApp Update has a New Hidden Instagram Stories Inspired Feature

Latest WhatsApp Update has a New Hidden Instagram Stories Inspired Feature

WhatsApp has been ushering in new features regularly through its beta program and now it seems that the most popular messaging app will get a bunch of new social networking features including publishing status updates. This feature is bundled with the WhatsApp beta for Android 2.16.336 and as of now can only be accessed through a rooted phone with the […]