HACKERS have targeted Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp, installing surveillance spyware software on mobiles. WhatsApp told its 1.5billion users around the world to update the service immediately. Here is everything we know. How did attackers target WhatsApp? Hackers are said to have used a security flaw in the app to target what Facebook described as a “select number” of users which was carried out by “an advanced cyber actor”. The attackers used WhatsApp’s voice calling function to ring a target’s device. Even if the call was not picked up, the surveillance software could still be installed and the call would often disappear from the phone’s call log, according to the Financial Times. The attack is said to have been developed by Israeli security firm NSO Group. NSO said in a statement: "Under no circumstances would NSO be involved in the operating or identifying of targets of its technology, which is solely operated by intelligence and … [Read more...] about WhatsApp UPDATE: how to update WhatsApp after cyber attack
FACEBOOK has announced that it will begin live-streaming Easter Sunday church services through it's social media platform. But why is it doing that and how can I watch the church service live stream? Here's the lowdown... Why is Facebook streaming the church service? Facebook's decision to stream the church service was made in a bid to boost congregation numbers. The digital push is aimed at increasing the number of church-goers, with Sunday service attendance in decline nationally. The Church of England says it is on target to train nearly 2,000 church teams with digital skills. Facebook's live stream will also produce high-end videos for Instagram and Facebook to boost engagement. But it says the "worshipping community" - a measure of those people who regularly attend church - increased in 2017 to 1.14 million people, 20% of whom were aged under 18. Latest figures, for 2017, also show the number of people attending Christmas services increased by 3.4% to 2.68 million, reported … [Read more...] about Happy Easter Facebook! How can I watch the church service live stream?
STAR Wars: Jedi Fallen Order is an action-adventure game in the Star Wars universe that looks to fill in some blanks in the series' history. You'll start as a Jedi-in-training trying to avoid extermination in between the events of the prequel films and Star Wars itself. Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order release date and trailer Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order is coming out on November 15, 2019. EA promised it's not going to have any of the microtransactions or lootboxes that plagued Battlefront II shortly before the game's first public showing on April 13, at an official Star Wars Celebration event in Chicago. It'll feature platforming, puzzles -- and plenty of lightsaber fights. What platforms is it coming to? It will be released on PS4, Xbox One and PC (via EA's Origin service). What's the plot? It tells an original Star Wars story around a surviving Padawan called Cal Kestis set shortly after the events of Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith. These dark times saw the last of the … [Read more...] about Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order release date and everything we know so far about PS4, Xbox and PC game
TIKTOK is a new social network that has taken the Internet by storm. The popular network app is most popular among children under 16. Here’s a brief on this controversial phenomenon. What is TikTok? It is a Chinese video app that allows users to create and share short videos with special effects. It was the world’s most downloaded app in the first quarter of 2018, with an estimated 45.8 million downloads. Jokes, clips and footage dominate the platform, along with memes and videos in which youngsters, some scantily clad, lip-sync and dance to popular music. It is a video-only interface makes it less elaborate and easier to use than platforms such as Facebook or Twitter. The popular social network app is most popular among children under 16. Is the app dangerous for children? A BBC Trending investigation finds video-sharing app TikTok failing to remove online predators who were sending sexual messages to teenagers and children. Over three months, the investigation … [Read more...] about What is TikTok, is the app dangerous for children and what should parents know?
MORTAL Kombat first burst onto the gaming landscape back in 1992 with its success expanding it from its arcade origins to games, movies and comics. 27 years after the franchise first spawned, the eleventh title in the brutal fighting franchise is set to be released. Here's all you need to know about when it's released... When is Mortal Kombat 11's release date? Mortal Kombat 11 is set to be released on April 23, 2019, for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows PC, and Xbox One. The fighting game's brand new story mode will feature the franchise's first female boss, Kronika, alongside a brand new fighter in her servant, Geras. The game will include the new mode, Towers of Time, as well as the new Fatal Blow feature for when a player's character's health drops below 30%. Mortal Kombat 11's beta will start March 28 but will only be available on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One systems. WWE star Ronda Rousey reveals why she's starring in the incredibly gory Mortal Kombat 11 What characters are … [Read more...] about Mortal Kombat 11 roster, release date, character details and when is MK11’s beta test?