More WhatsApp encryption comes to light – months after being secretly launched

In its relatively short life, the popular messaging service WhatsApp has not just become a widespread communication tool but also emerged as a bastion of cybersecurity good practice. Now, that reputation has been bolstered further still, through the encryption of backups stored in Apple’s iCloud. By making message backups more difficult for hackers and spies…

Android edges Windows in the OS race

Android has overtaken Windows to become the internet’s most-used OS. Calling this result “the end of an era”, researchers StatCounter revealed that 37.93% of global web traffic in March was attributed to devices running Android, compared to the 37.91% from Windows. StatCounter claims its figures need no margin for error, as they’re based on 2.5…