BBC reports that WhatsApp says it would rather be blocked in the UK than undermine its encrypted-messaging system, if required to do so under the Online Safety Bill. WhatsApp’s head, Will Cathcart, said it would refuse to comply if asked to weaken the privacy of encrypted messages. The app Signal previously said it could stop … More WhatsApp: Rather be blocked in UK than weaken security
Here’s a roundup of some of the most common tricks that fraudsters use to dupe their victims on WhatsApp – and what you can do to protect yourself against them. With more than two billion users, WhatsApp offers a vast pool of potential targets for scammers. To make things more complicated, fraudsters aren’t known for … More Common WhatsApp scams and how to avoid them
If the promise of a cash prize in return for answering a few questions sounds like a deal that is too good to be true, that’s because it is. WhatsApp users should watch out for a scam that lures victims with the promise of cash rewards from retail giant Costco in return for completing a … More Costco 40th anniversary scam targets WhatsApp users
Somebody could easily take control of your PayPal account and steal money from you if you’re not careful – here’s how to stay safe from a simple but effective attack. I have been fascinated with the thought of being able to break into a bank ever since my love for bank robbery films began in … More How I hacked my friend’s PayPal account
Oh snap! This is how easy it may be for somebody to hijack your Snapchat account – all they need to do is peer over your shoulder. After demonstrating the ease with which anybody can hijack your WhatsApp in 2020, I took a hiatus in ethically hacking people’s accounts. It’s just not the same hacking your own … More SnapHack: Watch out for those who can hack into anyone’s Snapchat!