Microsoft, Signal E2EE needs Free Local, International Mobile and Landline Calling

“…. As more and more communications move online, it is up to companies to demonstrate they are on the side of human rights – the future of freedom of expression is partly in their hands.” Head of Technology and Human Rights at Amnesty International, Joshua Franco, commenting on Microsoft’s decision to introduce E2EE for Skype. […]

Why WhatsApp New Unsend Message Feature Needs a Stealth Mode

WhatsApp has finally stepped into the 21st Century with a much-need feature; Unsending a message. The WhatsApp unsend message feature allows you to withdraw an embarrassing message without suffering the consequences of your off-the-cuff comments. WhatsApp’s unsend message feature will be rolled out to Android, iOS and Windows Phone users on their next WhatsApp update. […]

How Check Point says Hackers can gain remote access to WhatsApp and Telegram

“The exploitation of this vulnerability starts with the attacker sending an innocent looking file to the victim, which contains malicious code, Once the user clicks to open it, the malicious file allows the attacker to access WhatsApp’s and Telegram’s local storage, where user data is stored” Check Point explaining in a blog post the security […]

WhatsApp adds Snapchat-like feature: WhatsApp Status

Move over Snapchat and Instagram Stories, there is a new player in the “videos/pictures that explodes in 24 hours market” –  Whatsapp Status! The WhatsApp Status feature is currently being rolled out and will allow users share photos, GIFs or videos overlaid with drawings, emojis and a caption that will be visible to selected or all […]

Digicel, FLOW support Ministry Of National Security Stay Alert App

“We started with just about two thousand subscribers last February, and increased that to just over 40,000 users of the App in less than a year. With this partnership with Digicel and Flow we hope to push the numbers to over one million in short order. I want to congratulate both organisations for agreeing to […]

WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger may be sharing E2EE Keys with the NSA

“If WhatsApp is asked by a government agency to disclose its messaging records, it can effectively grant access due to the change in keys” Tobias Boelter, a cryptography researcher at the University of California in an interview with the Guardian Friday the 13th came and went, but I have so really scary news for you; […]

Skype for Linux Alpha with hostless group calling challenges WhatsApp

There is a new Skype for Linux Alpha app in town from Microsoft. The latest update, version 1.12 bring hostless group calling along with other improvements to Linux users, joyous news to Ubuntu and Fedora users like myself: Improved authentication process with switch to Microsoft Account options General bug fixes and performance improvement This means […]

WhatsApp is the #1 Mobile Messaging App in the World

Some say that WhatsApp is the the most popular mobile messaging app in the world. The app is now boasting one billion monthly active users. That’s more than Facebook Messenger, more than iMessage, more than LINE, more than Skype; basically any and all popular mobile messenger apps in the world. Developing Economies driving growth WhatsApp […]