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Whatsapp is about to get new feature Quick Switch and Private reply

Whatsapp is about to get new feature Quick Switch and Private reply

Whatsapp is the one of the most popular messaging app in the world with 1.2 billion downloads on the Google Play. As Whatsapp is owned by Facebook, the company keeps adding new interesting features in Whatsapp. Send live location, Delete and roll back sent message, Status Story section are the most useful features launched in 2017. 



Another new feature Private replies have spotted on the beta version of Whatsapp for Windows phone. This new feature lets users send a private message to a particular contact in group chat. Beta version 2.17.342 of Whatsapp for Windows phone is the first to have this feature.

Last update of Whatsapp on the Microsoft store brings this feature to all phones running on the beta version. This feature is not yet available for Android and iOS private builds.

The new update also improved the UI for voice call and video call. Users can easily switch to video to the voice call or vice-versa with a switch button. 

The company has rolled back the update from windows phone as they said the update was rolled out accidentally. 

Both the features will be available soon for all the three platforms Android, iOS, and Windows. But yes Windows phones will the first to have this features in stable builds.



 Check out Android Guide How to send auto-replies on Whatsapp 


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Pre-Installed keylogger found in HP laptop models

A security researcher has found pre-installed keylogger software inside HP drivers on more than 460 HP laptop models. That keylogger software can track the keystrokes every time when user press keys to type and it is directly connected to touchpad also.

The HP laptop Keylogger software was discovered by a security researcher Micheal Myng, who unfold this story in his blog post.  He said in his post that he was trying to control the backlighting of his HP laptop meanwhile he found this keylogger software in  HP drivers directory.



Keylogger is able to track every key press and is storing that information in unencrypted file saving on the hard drive. By default, HP laptop keylogger is disabled but an attacker can turn it on anytime to steal your very confidential information with Remote  Access Trojan (RAT).

According to HP, the keylogger software is to make the keyboard work efficiently and it helps to debug the keyboard error. Laptops in Pavilion, ProBook, EliteBook, HP Envy and in other series are containing this HP laptop keylogger software.



HP said a security patch is rolling out to remove this HP laptop keylogger.

 

 

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