Police in South Wales made 11 convictions after tracing fingerprints from a single photo.
Brian Acton's statement came in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica data scandal.
The feature currently lets mistaken chats be recalled within the first seven minutes.
Moxie Marlinspike and Brian Acton announce the creation of the Signal Foundation, a new non-profit, to develop secure communications.
A security flaw could potentially allow hackers or government spies to slide into group chats unnoticed.
Group members use expressions like "not safe in taxis" to describe certain men.
Many within capital markets communicate using WhatsApp, WeChat, and Telegram—and these will have to become compliant.
The popular messaging apps have closed the hole that left users' accounts open to being taken over by hackers.
Encryption used by WhatsApp, Telegram and Signal is useless if devices are infected by spy tools.
Facebook has until January 31 to respond, and could be fined 1% of its turnover if found guilty of charges.
WhatsApp is seeking to push Skype and FaceTime into the shadows with the new function.
Over 250,000 students are sitting exams in the horn of Africa's most populous country.
The BMA union has urged readers not to view the discussions as an agreed strategy.
A judge ordered WhatsApp cut off on Monday for 72 hours. The reason was not made public.
WhatsApp introduces end-to-end encryption to protect users from hackers and "oppressive regimes."
Pedestrians using their mobile phones could soon be fined and even jailed.
Indonesia has already requested Japan's Line messaging service to block LGBT characters.
Around 42 billion daily messages are sent by the messenger app.
Using a smart collar and a phone app, owners may soon be able to tell what their dogs are thinking.