WhatsApp hackers can ruin your life by sending fake messages to your contacts

Whatsapp hackers could use a scary ‘vulnerability’ to crack into people’s accounts and send fake messages. This could prove devastating, as attackers could destroy people’s relationships or careers by sending false texts. The vulnerability was discovered by a team of security experts at Check Point Research. Investigators alerted WhatsApp to the existence of three bugs […]

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HOWTO: Download Your WhatsApp Data Report

If you spend a ton of time on WhatsApp, you might wonder what WhatsApp and Facebook (the own WhatsApp by the way) – know about you. Well, you can download a copy of your WhatsApp “Data Report”. This contains details of all your chats, new contacts, pictures & videos sent and received, groups joined etc. […]

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HOWTO: Block A Contact In WhatsApp

There are plenty of reasons where you might want or need to block contacts on WhatsApp. Everything from stalkers, online abuse, cyber bullying, obscene and unwanted messages. When you block a contact, you won’t be able to send or receive messages from them, you won’t be able to make or receive calls from them and […]

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HOWTO: Hide Your WhatsApp Profile Picture

Sometimes you might want to hide your WhatsApp profile picture in chats or if you are a member of a few groups, you might want to keep under the radar to start with. Do not fret ! You can choose if everyone, no-one, or only your contacts see your picture. iOS & Android: Settings > Account […]

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HOWTO: Lurk On WhatsApp

When you send and receive messages on WhatsApp, the chat windows display two blue ticks in the bottom right hand corner. When a message has been delivered you will see one blue tick, when the other person has read your message you will see two. Now its safe to say those blue ticks can get […]

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HOWTO: Turn Off Last Seen in WhatsApp

WhatsApp’s last seen feature allows you to see when someone last checked WhatsApp, but also allows other users to see see when you last checked. If a contact hasn’t disabled last seen, it will appear under their name at the top of an open chat.  To disable last seen on your device: iOS & Android: Settings […]

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HOWTO: Send Your Location in WhatsApp

There might be times where you are in an emergency situation & you need to send or share your location to a contact or group on WhatsApp. This could be very useful if you are in an accident or feel that you are being stalked or followed. You can Share Live Location, which allows your […]

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HOWTO: Enable FaceID /TouchID For WhatsApp

Its always a good idea to secure access to you mobile devices with fingerprint and facial recognition scanners – and if your device will allow it, you can use the same security features to to secure access to your apps. Now it’s possible for Apple iOS users to set their WhatsApp account to require Face […]

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Facebook, Whatsapp and Instagram Users Will Soon Be Able To Message Each Other

Facebook is planning to link Whatsapp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger together to allow users to message contacts across the three platforms. Facebook is planning to merge all these services together to build a larger collective user-base to rival that of Apple’s iMessage or Google’s messaging services. It’s long been a direction that Zuckerberg has wanted […]

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