Advisories

[ALERT] FACEAPP PRIVACY ISSUE

Submitted by admin on Mon, 07/22/2019 - 14:56

FaceApp’s viral challenge had attracted around 80 million users for both IOS and Android which uses artificial intelligence to digitally transform a face to make it smile, look younger, look older or change gender.

  • Its Privacy policy states that it could collects location information and details about users' browsing activities
  • Information gathered will be share to third-party advertisement partners to deliver targeted ads.
  • It could collect data without user permissions

[ALERT] ADVISORY ON WHATSAPP VULNERABILITY

Submitted by admin on Wed, 05/15/2019 - 13:31

A vulnerability is discovered in WhatsApp messaging app that exploit and inject spyware onto Android and IOS phones. By just simply calling the target,The spyware (known as NSO Pegasus), can be installed without trace and without the target answering the call.

Once installed, the spyware can turn on a phone’s camera and mic, scan emails and messages, and collect the user’s location data.

WhatsApp is urging its 1.5 billion global users to update the app immediately to close the security hole.