The WhatsApp hackers still have access to huge numbers of phones because people are not updating the app

2019-05-17 18:44

Wandera could see whether the users of 300,000 devices have updated WhatsApp to patch the security vulnerability. Many had not.

There's no way to know for sure whether your phone was infected by the WhatsApp attack. But here are some signs you should look out for.

2019-05-15 06:26

There's no way to tell if you've been impacted by the WhatsApp security breach, but here are some signs of spyware you should look out for.

Facebook's sluggish response to the WhatsApp hack shows it's still not learning from catastrophic errors in the past

2019-05-14 17:53

WhatsApp was hacked, exposing a 'serious security vulnerability' first reported on by the Financial Times on Monday.

WhatsApp has been hacked and attackers installed spyware on people’s phones

2019-05-14 10:55

WhatsApp is urging users to update the app after it was targeted by "an advanced cyber actor."

Swamped by Facebook notifications? Here's how to turn them off, or limit them, from your desktop or mobile device

2019-05-10 16:58

Drowning in Facebook notifications that you don't care about? Here's how to turn off Facebook notifications, or limit which ones you receive.

A Facebook cofounder says that Mark Zuckerberg's power is 'unprecedented and un-American'

2019-05-09 21:23

Chris Hughes cofounded Facebook in 2004. Now he says that Mark Zuckerberg has the same kind of power of a 19th-century transportation baron.

Mark Zuckerberg is facing a historic threat to his power as part of a R43 billion Facebook privacy settlement

2019-05-02 14:41

The FTC's investigation into the Cambridge Analytica data breach could result in new privacy safeguards at Facebook.

Facebook is getting its biggest facelift ever - and it's ditching the blue bar

2019-04-30 19:41

Facebook is putting Stories and Groups front-and-centre.

How to tell if someone has blocked you on Facebook

2019-04-27 09:06

If you want to figure out whether someone has blocked you on Facebook, there are several places you can look on Facebook's website and mobile apps.

Instagram is mulling a new feature that would hide from others how many likes you get on your posts

2019-04-20 20:46

Instagram says it is always considering "ways to reduce pressure" on the app.


Instagram quietly killed its standalone messaging app before some people even had a chance to use it

2019-05-16 13:41

The Instagram app was rolled out to a limited selection of countries in 2017.

Meet the shadowy security firm from Israel whose technology is believed to be at the heart of the massive WhatsApp hack

2019-05-14 21:27

The NSO Group's "Pegasus" software is believed to be at the heart of a major new spyware attack that affects billions of people.

WhatsApp users are being urged to update the app immediately after it was hacked — here's how to protect yourself

2019-05-14 13:03

The security vulnerability has been fixed in updated versions of WhatsApp, but some users will need to manually update the app to get protected.

If Twitter was a country, the EFF would have beaten the ANC in the elections

2019-05-13 10:56

The EFF’s support is hugely exaggerated on social media.

How to find the little-known 'kill switch' that lets you use Facebook with the maximum amount of privacy

2019-05-10 08:18

Facebook Platform is the way third-party games (like Candy Crush) or websites are integrated with your profile. Turning it off gives you a bit more privacy.

Facebook is working on a secret plan - code-named 'Project Libra' - to build a cryptocurrency network

2019-05-04 12:49

The social network reportedly plans to launch a digital coin that users can spend on and off its platform.

Facebook now wants you to start dating your existing friends

2019-05-01 07:41

A year after announcing Facebook Dating, the company wants to help users find love in new places.

How to check in on Facebook from a desktop or mobile device

2019-04-29 20:02

Learning how to check in on Facebook takes less than a minute. Here's how to check in from both a desktop computer and the Facebook mobile app.

Zuckerberg adds $4.5bn to fortune as Facebook shares surge

2019-04-25 18:17

After declining about $20bn in 2018, Mark Zuckerberg’s fortune is bouncing back.

Facebook says it 'unintentionally uploaded' 1.5 million people's email contacts without their consent

2019-04-18 08:28

Facebook said that the new privacy issue stemmed from a code change from May 2016.

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