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How to enable WhatsApp fingerprint lock feature on Android smartphone
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How to enable WhatsApp fingerprint lock feature on Android smartphone

You can now set up fingerprint lock on WhatsApp on android smartphones, here is how you can do it.

WhatsApp to take legal action against entities forwarding bulk messages
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WhatsApp to take legal action against entities forwarding bulk messages

The violation of WhatsApp involves engaging in sending automated or bulk messages, or non-personal use of the platform.

WhatsApp hack: How a simple VOIP call can open your phone up to hackers
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WhatsApp hack: How a simple VOIP call can open your phone up to hackers

WhatsApp has encouraged all its users to update to the latest version of the app.

Several WhatsApp clones available online help bypass app's anti-spam controls
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Several WhatsApp clones available online help bypass app's anti-spam controls

At least three such WhatsApp clone tools were available on Amazon.com’s India website.

WhatsApp confirms having fixed latest video calling bug in early October
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WhatsApp confirms having fixed latest video calling bug in early October

Facebook has suffered a string of security-related problems in the last year.

WhatsApp's condition for admins to share public links only with trusted users in Group Chats leaves it open for data misuse
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WhatsApp's condition for admins to share public links only with trusted users in Group Chats leaves it open for data misuse

We spoke to Wadhwa about WhatsApp's clarifications and also asked him if a #DeleteWhatsApp movement was actually possible in India, considering the user base.

WhatsApp security flaws could allow hackers to slide into group chats without being detected
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WhatsApp security flaws could allow hackers to slide into group chats without being detected

Only an administrator of a group can invite new members, but WhatsApp does not have a mechanism to authenticate that invitation, a small but fatal flaw.

WhatsApp does not really 'delete' chats, even after you hit delete, says iOS expert
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WhatsApp does not really 'delete' chats, even after you hit delete, says iOS expert

A recent report hints that WhatsApp retains and stores chat logs, even after you have hit delete on these chats or archived them.

WhatsApp security flaw allows anyone to track you regardless of your privacy settings
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WhatsApp security flaw allows anyone to track you regardless of your privacy settings

A serious flaw has been detected which enables a user's status to be tracked, and also keeps an eye of their changing profile pictures, privacy settings or status messages no matter whatever privacy option they have.

WhatsApp security bug allowing strangers to see your profile photo, irrespective of privacy settings: report
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WhatsApp security bug allowing strangers to see your profile photo, irrespective of privacy settings: report

A new security bug found in WhatsApp now lets anyone see your profile photo even if you have set it to 'Contacts-only'.