The popularity of the Whatsapp IM service is undisputed - hundreds of millions of users around the world are proof of that.
Back in September, the company behind the BitTorrent P2P protocol and the BitTorrent and μTorrent file-sharing software announced that they have started working on BitTorrent Chat, a serverless messaging system that will allow users to talk to their friends using P2P.
WhatsApp is one of the most popular instant-messaging services out there, and its huge user base (over 300 million active users) makes Whatsapp-themed spam a great way to infect a large number of computers.
Popular U.S. magazine The New Yorker has made available for its potential sources an anonymous dead-drop tool that allows them to send and receive messages and files to the publication's journalists without revealing their actual identity.
Avecto has unveiled the latest version of its Privilege Guard technology, developed to enable organizations to give all users the privileges they need to remain productive without impacting the security posture of systems and networks.