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With every gap pronounced, Whatsapp is releasing updates to close them and ensure a seamless user experience. Currently, WhatsApp is all set to introduce a new feature which will allow you to recall messages that were sent by mistake. As part of this update, Whatsapp will also allow live location tracking to know your contacts’ whereabouts in real-time. Interesting, isn’t…

More than one million accounts hacked, with the number increasing by 13,000 every single day. These are the figures associated with the latest large scale malware attack, known as the Gooligan attack. The Malware, after infecting your mobile phone, roots it, steals authentication data and hacks into your Gmail accounts, including the Play Store. It then starts downloading malicious apps.…

Whatsapp Scams

Whatsapp is now the most popular messaging app across the world and more particularly in India. Everyone with a smartphone and Internet connection must have Whatsapp installed and the app is used in myriad number of ways. And as with any popular software and service, it has also become the target of major scams. So let us check out some…

The fabled television series where a hacker becomes virtually invisible to the mainstream is something many geeks would love to be one if possible. Mr. Robot is a fictional character and the steps he takes to become invisible may well be fictional as well but we can show you how to PWN your spare smartphone using the Kali operating system…

When the first mobile phones hit the market, there was such a huge euphoria and with every new release of particular brand, that euphoria seems to have dissipated. And yet it is unfathomable for anyone to be without one in this day and age as without one would mean one is technology backward or obsolete. But the real truth of…

When you get a message with a picture that offers you a way to make some instant cash, what would you do! Let me rephrase the question. If you find a wad of currency on the streets what would you do! Most people would go to grab it and in the virtual world, the methods are different but the concepts…

When one Bird falls, all the rest fall too! This could not be far from the truth with respect to Linux whose traffic hijack flaw seem to have also affected 1.4 billion android devices as well and these include all those with Android 4.4 KitKat and later. What was supposed to be intention with a noble purpose in protecting the…

There is one country where the social communication sensation, WhatsApp is having a hard time. And that is Brazil. The reason for this is the drug syndicate in Brazil has been a fan of WhatsApp and using it for communication and the courts are at their wits end on how to catch them and put them in prison without any…

Android certainly plans to go for full disk encryption (FDE) by default from version 5.0 onwards and yet someone recently cracked open the encryption keys from an Android device's Qualcomm chipset. Though initially software based, the Android FDE has now gone hardware enabled which means no more slowing down of other processes as also the encryption is based on the…

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