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Facebook just unveiled its new Libra cryptocurrency — here’s how to sign up for early access

Facebook just revealed its new Libra cryptocurrency, which it says will launch in 2020. Here's how to sign up to be notified about early access.
Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ).

Apple and WhatsApp are trying to fight off plans from British spies to ‘ghost’ their way into your encrypted messages

GCHQ's so-called 'ghost proposal' would require messaging services to build a system for secretly adding government entities to private chats.

Scammers are now targeting WhatsApp users by infiltrating victims’ group chats, Singapore police say

Scammers would first warn victims about WhatsApp takeover scams via group chats.
A protester against Chinese internet censorship in Germany.

Here are all the major US tech companies blocked behind China’s ‘Great Firewall’

Although Huawei has only recently been banned in the US, China has long blocked major US tech companies like Facebook and Google from operating there.
Your phone is vulnerable to attack unless you update WhatsApp.

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

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

An insider reveals how the nasty spyware used in the WhatsApp breach lets governments secretly access everything in your smartphone, from text message...

Over 1.5 billion WhatsApp users were exposed to a major security flaw that enabled hackers to take over smartphones simply by calling them.

This is how attackers were able to spread spyware through WhatsApp with just a phone call

Attackers exploited a WhatsApp vulnerability known as a buffer overflow to spread spyware to mobile devices. Here's what that term means.

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

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

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

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

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

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