Researchers from Israeli consulting firm find simple breach that anyone can exploit; Facebook, which owns WhatsApp, refuses to acknowledge the vulnerability
'This is not about the state of Israel' ■ Zeev Elkin attempts damage control, as scandal takes global dimension
At least a dozen journalists and activists were targeted in WhatsApp's biggest market
Former U.S. officials tell the Washington Post that Israel approved the transaction in return for Riyadh's discreet support for the Israeli struggle against Iran ■ Deal reportedly made through NSO's affiliate Q Cyber that is located in Luxembourg
Haaretz investigation spanning 100 sources in 15 countries reveals Israel has become a leading exporter of tools for spying on civilians. Dictators around the world – even in countries with no formal ties to Israel – use them eavesdrop on human rights activists, monitor emails, hack into apps and record conversations
The world's most influential corporation has kept critics at bay with a policy of silence and stone-walling, but now it has found a group it must answer to - namely its advertisers.
Nice Systems CEO Barak Eilam, 37, has drawn attention because of his massive salary, but in two years the company’s share value has jumped 49%.
The Crisis Center of Haifa and the North's new initiative will help those too scared or too uncomfortable to talk about their abuse.
Experts differ on whether texting helps or hinders kids’ ability to communicate in writing.
Yair Lapid embraces WhatsApp; Israelis shop online; EMC appoints new chief executive; Partner might buy stake in fiber-optic company.
Iranian president orders a stop to the proposed ban by the Iranian censorship committee.
The ban seems to have triggered an open dispute with the government, which has been attempting to implement moderate social policies.
After Facebook bought the company for $19 billion, many wonder about the app that’s particularly popular in Israel.
Israeli company Borderfree looks to float on Nasdaq, hoping to raise over $86 million.
WhatsApp's Jan Koum, whose company was just sold to Facebook for $19 billion, is the latest Soviet Jewish immigrant success story.
Brian Acton tweeted at the time 'Facebook turned me down.... Looking forward to life's next adventure.'
Kids have been snubbing this online version of a dinner table. But this deal is a door back to the kids, and to a billion more users.
Sky-high price of the mobile-messaging startup stuns Silicon Valley observers.
Over 25 billion messages are sent daily on the popular application, but advertisers are having trouble cutting off a slice of the action.