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WhatsApp Group Chat Invite Links Are Being Indexed by Google

A report has revealed how Google has indexed WhatsApp group invite links that were not meant to be shared, raising concerns about user privacy. It is said that around 470,000 group invitation links were exposed due to the indexing. Facebook had received a complaint about Google indexing chat URLs a few months ago, but the

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WhatsApp Update Making it Easier To Avoid Being Added to Groups

It seems like WhatsApp is getting some of the privacy features from Facebook. The instant messaging app has just been updated with a feature that gives you more control over who can add you to groups. You can choose “Everyone”, “My contacts”, or “My contacts except” which lets you individually select people from within your

How to use Android Device Manager for tracking your kids

Privacy and security have grown to become very big concerns in today’s highly-connected world. With a considerable part of the world’s population owning a mobile device, it’s likely that these devices are also being used to keep track of our whereabouts, too. There has been quite some buzz about government agencies spying on calls and

The smartphone kill switch: Pros and cons

Have you ever lost a mobile phone? Or, worse, have you had a mobile phone stolen from you? I have experienced being pick-pocketed firsthand, although I was able to recover the device later on. It wasn’t a pleasant experience, and I made sure to better secure my devices from that point on. With tracking apps