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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

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France will move gov officials off Telegram and WhatsApp over spying fears

The French government has announced it will be moving government officials from the apps to its own encrypted messaging app this summer, reports Reuters. The French government is making the move over fears that foreign states could spy on officials using the two apps. As a French spokesperson … Read More

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Husband kills wife for excessive use of Facebook, WhatsApp

GURUGRAM: A husband in India strangled his wife to death over her excessive addiction to Facebook and WhatsApp last Thursday in India, Times of India reported. Hariom was arrested on Friday, explaining the police that he was sick and tired of his wife, Luxmi who would spend hours with her …

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WhatsApp image showing drug dealer’s fingerprints leads to arrest

A dealer had some Class A drugs to sell. So he sent out an advertisement for Ecstasy on WhatsApp. White, blue, yellow, red: they looked like candy in the photo, sealed in plastic, held out for display on his palm. Smart drug dealer, right? Much to the chagrin of law …

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France to move ministers off Telegram, WhatsApp over security fears

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 … Read …

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WhatsApp accused of secretly storing your embarrassing deleted photos

Vivek Wadhwa, distinguished fellow at the Carnegie Mellon University Engineering in Silicon Valley, claimed any 'tech-savvy person can obtain treasure troves of data from WhatsApp groups by using nothing more than an old Samsung smartphone running scripts and off-the-shelf applications'. Read More

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France builds WhatsApp-like service to avoid privacy breaches

The French government's privacy concerns come amid a backlash against Facebook following a massive data leak concerning millions of users. WhatsApp, which provides encrypted messaging services, is owned by Facebook and shares user information with its parent company — something that hasn't … Read More

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France is building a rival WhatsApp-like messenger service to minimise the risk of data breaches

None of the world's major encrypted messaging apps, including Facebook's WhatsApp and Telegram, a favorite of President Emmanuel Macron, are based in France, raising the risk of data breaches at servers outside the country. About 20 officials and top civil servants are testing the new app which a … Read More