Users need to have a smartphone/feature phone running on OS 4.1 and up, iOS 10 and up or selected phones with KaiOS 2.5.1 and above.
In a letter to WhatsApp CEO Will Cathcart, the government said the proposed new changes raise 'grave concerns' about the 'choice and autonomy of Indian citizens'
Parliamentary panel summons Facebook, Twitter officials over misuse of social media platforms on 21 Jan
WhatsApp has released a clarification on how the new policy is different, what has changed, how the new policies work for business accounts and personal messaging and more.
Tesla, SpaceX and Boring Company CEO Elon Musk has also been urging people into "Use Signal".
The OTP scam can not only give a hacker access to your personal information but also lock you out of your WhatsApp account.
Experts can reportedly create a 'clone' of any phone and get access to backed up WhatsApp chats.
Users will now be able to restrict people from their contact list from adding them to WhatsApp groups.
WhatsApp hack: Onus lies on govt to come clean considering those compromised are 'anti-establishment operators'
In America, a judge has to authorise a wire tap. In India this is not needed.
WhatsApp sued Israeli hacking tool developer NSO Group for spying on at least 1,400 users.
WhatsApp said that 100 civil society members had been targeted, called it 'an unmistakable pattern of abuse.'
WhatsApp will now let you choose particular contacts who can not add you to group chats.
You can also choose if you want to see WhatsApp messages in the notification bar or not.
The vulnerability allowed hackers to change the content of the message in the quoted text.
Malware with access to external storage can exploit the data saved on the phone via these apps.
WhatsApp was being misused ahead of India’s general election through the use of free clone apps.
WhatsApp has always made huge promises of safeguarding privacy, whether through the introduction of end-to-end encryption or through its promise of no compromise with privacy following its acquisition by Facebook.