France to move ministers off Telegram, WhatsApp over security fears

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The French government has said it intends to move to using its own encrypted messaging service this summer, over concerns of the risks that foreign entities could spy on officials using popular encrypted apps such as Telegram and WhatsApp . Reuters reports that ministers are concerned about the use …

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How WhatsApp Group turned into a Sacco

Sirende Sacco Society was formed from a WhatsApp group in November 2017 with as little as 20 members. The Sacco, which has over 125 members, has helped a lot of people from the Sirende Community. ​. Speaking to the Sirende Sacco Treasury Interim, Joseph Murambi, the then WhatsApp group … Read …

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Welsh police used fingerprints from a WhatsApp photo to nab a drug dealer

Some time ago, cybersecurity experts were warning that smartphone photographs were now of a high enough quality that criminals could potentially lift fingerprints from a peace sign and unlock a smartphone with them. Well, now the shoe is on the other foot (or more accurately: the glove is on the …

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WhatsApp is about to get a RIVAL from one of the most unlikely places

WhatsApp could be about to get a brand-new rival – from an unlikely place. The French government is building its own WhatsApp rival from the ground-up, to allay fears that foreign entities could spy on private conversations between top officials. The forthcoming WhatsApp rival was confirmed in a … Read More …