This article is part of a series of special reports appearing in the March 21, 2022, edition of InvestmentNews. Unmonitored messaging apps are cropping up quickly at wealth management firms as advisers return to office life and reshape how they interact ...

HSBC Holdings Plc is being investigated by U.S. regulators over bankers’ misuse of services such as WhatsApp. The London-based bank is co-operating with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission probe into the use of “non-HSBC approved messaging platforms for business communications,” ...

The JPMorgan Chase & Co. $125 million settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for failing to keep track of its employees’ communications over email and messaging apps may be a sign of trouble that many firms are experiencing in ...

The entry into force of the new WhatsApp privacy policy, which allows the chat application to transfer customers’ personal data to Facebook, has been postponed again. It was supposed to be active starting May 15, when WhatsApp users who did ...

Facebook has almost a monopoly on chat applications, with two of the most popular in the world under its umbrella: Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp. If the former is easy to transfer from one platform to another, WhatsApp, which promises end-to-end ...

WhatsApp was one of the applications that came late on the PC, the proposed solution having many disadvantages, such as the need to authenticate through the mobile application and limiting only to text messaging. Fortunately, things have changed in the ...

Criticized for imposing too relaxed policies for managing the data collected about users, WhatsApp tries to wash its image by increasing the level of security offered when using the web interface. WhatsApp adds fingerprint unlock support in the web and ...

Alarmed by the exodus of users to rival messaging platforms, the WhatsApp administrator has decided to delay the implementation of new privacy policies that open Facebook access to user data. Basically, this means that the “rebels” who do not comply ...

WhatsApp has reached a new record of users, no less than 1.4 billion video and audio calling sessions being mediated between users who have chosen to keep their social distance on New Year’s Eve. Facebook’s cross-platform social network recorded an ...