A fix was rolled out for a WhatsApp vulnerability, which was used to inject spyware into mobile devices and target a human rights lawyer.
Here are Labs’ top six takeaways from our data privacy and cybersecurity law series on corporate data privacy compliance. From emerging startups to burgeoning enterprises, these rules help not just with legal liability, but also user trust.
Amidst never-ending headlines about data breaches, data misuse, and opaque data-sharing agreements from major companies, users have few legal options to actually protect their privacy in court. Instead, they rely on technology.
Facebook’s plan to integrate secure messaging across Messenger, WhatsApp, and Instagram will demand technical know-how and a fierce commitment to user privacy.
WhatsApp Plus has the potential to steal information, as it is a variant of Android/PUP.Riskware.Wtaspin.GB, a fake Whatsapp riskware that dates back to mid-2017.
After a troubling week for Google not so long ago, the company is under the spotlight once more for missing a phony Whatsapp that, after further investigation by several members of Reddit, was found laden with adware.