Fake Netflix app spread via WhatsApp found on Google Play
Malware lurking in a fake 'FlixOnline' app was discovered by Check Point Research.
WhatsApp ‘disappointed’ after it’s blocked from off-boarding GovChat
The Facebook-owned app vows to defend the popular messaging platform from abuse, insisting GovChat has repeatedly refused to comply with its terms of service.
GovChat granted interim relief in Facebook, WhatsApp face-off
The Competition Tribunal deals Facebook-owned WhatsApp a blow, restricting it from removing the official citizen engagement platform for government from the messaging app.
Africa’s mobile users stick with WhatsApp
A poll by KnowBe4 finds that convenience overrides risk when it comes to WhatsApp data privacy concerns.
Ukheshe, Infobip create Telkom WhatsApp payment gateway
The solution allows Telkom customers to quickly and securely send money to anyone with a mobile number, with no need for another app or additional software.
WhatsApp does not share user contacts, says Facebook SA
Facebook South Africa responds to the Information Regulator, saying users’ contacts will not be shared across the social media giant’s platforms.
Information Regulator worries SA will get less WhatsApp privacy
In a letter to Facebook, the Information Regulator highlights concerns that EU citizens will receive higher privacy protection than South Africans.
WhatsApp forges ahead with controversial privacy update
The Facebook-owned messaging app moves ahead with its planned privacy update that caused uproar, using the opportunity to take a swipe at its competitors.
Facebook to face the music in SA Parliament, says DA
Parliament’s Committee of Communications and Digital Technologies is set to invite the social media player to respond to questions about misinformation on its platform.
Parliament must protect SA from Facebook, WhatsApp, says DA
Facebook has a strong case to answer before Parliament, regarding its role in the dissemination of COVID-19 misinformation in SA, says the Democratic Alliance.
Aura, Tracker build WhatsApp security chatbot
Powered by Aura, Tracker’s CareGuard service enables rapid emergency response by sharing a location pin in WhatsApp.