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Researchers find flaw in WhatsApp

(AFP) — Researchers at Israeli cybersecurity firm said Wednesday they had found a flaw in WhatsApp that could allow hackers to modify and send fake messages in the popular social messaging app.

Privacy Group Suing WhatsApp and Facebook over Data Sharing

WhatsApp’s recent change of privacy settings has resulted in a major backlash from users and was called "unfair or deceptive acts or practices," according to the U.S.-based Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), which added that such a change violates a 2014 Federal Trade Commission (FTC) consent order to both Facebook and the popular messaging app it purchased.

Brazil Supreme Court Overturns Ruling Blocking WhatsApp

BRAZIL, July 20, 2016- The Brazilian Supreme Court on Tuesday overturned a judge's ruling ordering the open-ended nationwide shutdown of the Facebook-owned WhatsApp instant messaging service, arguing that the move violated freedom of expression and communication.
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