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Indian WhatsApp users ask government to explain ties with Israeli firm in breach case

WhatsApp last week sued Israel’s NSO Group, accusing it of helping clients break into the phones of roughly 1,400 users.

09 Nov 2019 8:12 AM

WhatsApp adds shopping catalog feature, courting e-commerce

WhatsApp’s catalogue feature is available for users in Brazil, Germany, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Britain and the United States.

08 Nov 2019 11:54 AM

WhatsApp launches 'Catalogs' for small Indian businesses

Customers can easily browse a business's offerings right within WhatsApp, without having to visit the website.

08 Nov 2019 7:59 AM

New WhatsApp update allows users to select contacts that cannot add them to groups

The update is rolling out to users around the world on the latest version of WhatsApp, said the Facebook-owned company.

06 Nov 2019 5:15 PM

Shashi Tharoor-headed Parl panel to take up WhatsApp snooping case on Nov 20

Earlier, WhatsApp said Indian journalists and human rights activists were among those globally spied upon by unnamed entities using Pegasus.

06 Nov 2019 12:34 PM


Activist asks Indian court to order probe into WhatsApp over hacking scandal

K.N. Govindacharya filed his petition accusing it of helping clients break into the phones of roughly 1,400 users across four continents.

05 Nov 2019 7:51 AM

WhatsApp for iPhones to get awesome new feature and we just can’t wait

WhatsApp is testing the streaming of Netflix within the app and this feature will be available to only iOS users.

04 Nov 2019 9:27 AM

WhatsApp for Android finally gets an excellent iPhone feature

The instant messaging app has finally added fingerprint unlock for Android devices.

04 Nov 2019 7:45 AM

Priyanka Gandhi's phone hacked through WhatsApp spyware: Congress

The party, however, did not say exactly when Gandhi received the message.

03 Nov 2019 5:17 PM

Govt was fully aware of snoopgate, want thorough probe: Mamata Banerjee

Countering chief minister's remarks, BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya said it is habit of Mamata Banerjee govt to spy on others.

03 Nov 2019 9:53 AM


In second alert, WhatsApp informed breach of 121 Indians: sources

This was the second alert after May which was sent by WhatsApp to the Indian authorities about the privacy breach.

03 Nov 2019 9:19 AM

When govt snoops, it’s never held to account

The important fact here is that all of the NSO Group’s clients are national governments.

03 Nov 2019 12:42 AM

India concerned over use of social media, WhatsApp for radicalisation: US

Indian authorities blamed Pakistan for cross-border attacks in the state of Jammu and Kashmir.

02 Nov 2019 5:15 PM

'Had notified Indian, other authorities in May': WhatsApp clarifies on snooping row

The company also said that it wanted to work with the Indian government to safeguard the privacy of its Indian users.

02 Nov 2019 8:50 AM

Our Orwellian reality will get scarier

We will slide down this slope till the Pegasus of the future can read your minds, hack your hearts and snoop in your soul.

02 Nov 2019 12:00 AM


Post Whatsapp mess, data shows Indian cyber security at high risk

The globe is rapidly implementing numerous measures to avoid any threat posed by the cyber world.

01 Nov 2019 2:49 PM

If govt engaged in snooping, it's gross rights violation: Priyanka on Pegasus case

The opposition party demanded a Supreme Court-monitored probe into the 'illegal hacking' of cellphones.

01 Nov 2019 12:41 PM

India asks WhatsApp to explain privacy breach

A WhatsApp spokesman was quoted saying Indian journalists and human rights activists were targets of surveillance by an Israeli spyware.

01 Nov 2019 9:06 AM

Govt officials across 20 nations targeted for hacking through WhatsApp: report

WhatsApp has said it sent warning notifications to affected users earlier this week.

01 Nov 2019 8:33 AM

Give a detailed report: Govt to WhatsApp amid snooping row

Congress slams Modi govt for snooping on activists, scribes.

01 Nov 2019 6:53 AM