Privacy: WhatsApp’s group messages might not be as secure as you think

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/11/whatsapp-group-messaging-security/ Security researchers have discovered a method of infiltrating group chats in WhatsApp, effectively rendering the chat tool’s end-to-end encryption useless. Researchers from Germany’s Ruhr University Bochum have unearthed an … Read more

How Cryptojacking Spread to Facebook, and How To Beat It

How Cryptojacking Spread to Facebook, and How To Beat It

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/Xc-PwH5yJgs/ If you’re a regular reader, you may remember a few weeks ago when we covered what “cryptojacking” is. Cryptojacking is when someone forces a victim’s computer’s resources to … Read more

Facebook to use facial recognition to notify users when photos of them are uploaded

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/29/facebook-facial-recognition-alerts/ A new feature touted as a privacy tool sees Facebook automatically identifying users in photographs that are uploaded. It uses the same technology already employed to make image tagging … Read more

Facebook stops flagging fake news because it was making the problem worse

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/22/facebook-drops-fake-news-flags/ Fake news — or disinformation as it used to be called — has become an increasingly serious problem as false information quickly spreads online through social media. Facebook tried … Read more

Privacy: WhatsApp told to stop sharing user data with Facebook

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/19/privacy-whatsapp-facebookdata-sharing-france/ A French privacy watchdog has ordered WhatsApp to stop sharing user data with Facebook. The CNIL (National Data Protection Commission) issued the Facebook-owned company with formal notice to cease … Read more

Caprine – An Unofficial Elegant Facebook Messenger Desktop App

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/caprine-unofficial-elegant-facebook-messenger-desktop-app/ There is no doubt Facebook is one of the most popular and dynamic social network platform in the modern Internet era. It has revolutionized technology, social networking, and the … Read more

Facebook launches Messenger Kids for under-13s

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2017/12/04/facebook-messenger-kids/ In a move that’s likely to raise a few eyebrows, Facebook today opened up its messaging platform to children under the age of 13. A new app, Messenger Kids, … Read more

How to Disable Android Notifications for Various Social Networks

How to Disable Android Notifications for Various Social Networks

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/TGg6vBO4qoo/ Knowing how to disable your phone’s notifications can be a real lifesaver. It can mean the difference between enjoying some quiet time or having to deal with … Read more