Tag Archives: WhatsApp

Private WhatsApp Group Invits in Google Search Index

[German]Imagine having a very private conversation with your family via WhatsApp group, where only people are invited to join. And then the whole world can find the group invitation and and join the group, and having the phone numbers of … Continue reading

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Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp down?

[German]It seems, that the services of Facebook and its daughters Instagram and WhatsApp have (at least temporarily) been down. And that on Thanksgiving Day in the USA. Advertising

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WhatsApp vulnerability CVE-2019-3568; Update required

[German]The Messenger app WhatsApp has a critical vulnerability affecting both Android and iOS. The vulnerability is already being exploited (there is an exploit from an Israeli company selling it). Users should urgently update WhatsApp. Advertising

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WhatsApp ends Windows Phone & Windows 10 Mobile support

WhatsApp announced the end of support for all Windows Phone (includes Windows 10 Mobile) operating systems after December 31, 2019. Support for Android versions 2.3.7 and older ends after February 1, 2020, and for iPhone iOS 7 and older after … Continue reading

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GDPR: Continental bans WhatsApp & Snapchat

[German]Privacy and security concerns resulted in a ban of WhatsApp & Snapchat on company devices from Continental AG. This is justified by the legal situation (GDPR) and the protection of business secrets. Advertising

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EU Commission fines Facebook €110 million

The European Commission has fined Facebook €110 million for providing incorrect or misleading information during the Commission’s 2014 investigation under the EU Merger Regulation of Facebook’s acquisition of WhatsApp. Advertising

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Facebook ordered to stop WhatsApp user data transfer in Germany

Facebook has been ordered in Germany to stop harvesting user data from WhatsApp. Here are a few insights, what’s going on and why this order has been issued. Advertising

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