Tag Archives: Whatsapp

Researchers found a way to Spy inside WhatsApp Group Chats

Researchers found that anyone who controls WhatsApp/Signal servers can covertly add new members to any private group, allowing them to spy on group conversations, even without the permission of the Whatsapp Group admin.

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WhatsApp is now free for lifetime, promises to stay ad-free

WhatsApp mobile messaging app is now free forever, no advertisement. There are nearly 1 billion Whatsapp users in the world.

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Digi Smart Prepaid plan comes with free basic Internet at 64Kbps

Digi launched a new prepaid plan called Digi Smart Prepaid. The new prepaid plan comes with free basic Internet at 64Kbps. The Telco said that its Smart Free Lite Internet at 64Kbps speed lets customers stay connected online 24/7 and is “perfectly suited” for popular services like Facebook Lite, Google, Twitter and light browsing at mobile-friendly websites. Users can also ...

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WhatsApp voice service is another wake-up call for operators [Comment]

WhatsApp soft-launched its voice call functionality for Android devices in the version of the app released on 27 January 2015. At the time of writing, the feature is activated when a user who has installed the latest version receives a WhatsApp call from another user who already has the feature enabled. This launch increases WhatsApp’s ability to compete with rivals, ...

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AirAsia on-board Wi-Fi for Instant Messaging now available at RM5 introductory price

AirAsia has launched its on-board Wi-Fi service for instant messaging service today, now available on selected AirAsia flights. The service, known as roKKi Chats, allows guests to use only instant messaging apps while on-board. Each roKKi Chats token will be priced at RM8 for a total of 3MB data usage on WeChat, WhatsApp & LINE. As part of the launch, ...

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WhatsApp is likely to launch VoIP, and may announce more MVNO-type deals [Comment]

Social networking giant Facebook has swiftly closed its $19bn acquisition of WhatsApp, days after receiving approval for the deal from the European Commission (EC). EC approval was a significant hurdle for the merger, which received approval from the US Federal Trade Commission more than six months ago. The completion of the deal means that Facebook and WhatsApp can move forward ...

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Telenor: Malaysia & Thailand among world’s most mobile Internet-hungry

A study released by Telenor Group’s research arm, Telenor Research, revealed that young mobile Internet users in Malaysia and Thailand have rapidly adopted new mobile Internet services and rely on their mobile phones for an unexpectedly wide variety of connectivity needs. The Telenor Group-TNS study was carried out on a sample of more than 2,600 people in Malaysia, Thailand, Sweden ...

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Malicious Ads on Facebook targeted at Android users

Panda Security, an online security company, has uncovered a new attack on Android users. This is a highly elaborate ploy that originates on Facebook, where cyber-criminals advertise a series of apps. When users access Facebook from their Android mobile device, they will see different messages under the title ‘Suggested Post’ advertising WhatsApp tips like: “Want to know how to see ...

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