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Cybersecurity threats and secure messaging in the workplace

Voice of the Industry | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 19 Jul 2022

Data security expert Anurag Lal shares the risks of mishandling sensitive data and what organisations should do to prevent this cybersecurity threat and improve secure messaging in the workplace.


cybersecurity, WhatsApp, financial data, data sharing, fraud prevention

RazorpayX to support seamless cashback transactions via UPI for WhatsApp

News | Mobile Payments | 24 Jun 2022

WhatsApp has onboarded RazorpayX, the neo-banking arm of Razorpay, to enable a smooth cashback experience via UPI for its users across India.

UPI, WhatsApp, Razorpay, cashback, mobile payments

WhatsApp Payments offers cashback to Indian users

News | Mobile Payments | 14 Jun 2022

WhatsApp has given Indian users USD 1.35 cashback and was allowed by the NPCI to expand its user base to 100 million.

WhatsApp, mobile payments, cashback, NPCI, expansion

WhatsApp to use clients' legal names for UPI payments

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 13 May 2022

WhatsApp has announced it will ask users for their legal names to proceed with UPI-based payments on the platform.

WhatsApp, UPI, fraud prevention, mobile payments, NPCI, bank account, digital identity

WhatsApp Pay enables cashback for its payments

News | Mobile Payments | 28 Apr 2022

Social media app for instant messaging, through its payment service WhatsApp Pay, introduces cashbacks for its payment features, in an attempt to cap some of its competitors’ clientele, including PhonePe, Google Pay, and Paytm. 

cashback, WhatsApp, online payments, mobile payments, digital payments, real-time payments, instant payments

Union Bank of India, Infosys Finacle to offer WhatsApp banking

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 07 Feb 2022

Infosys Finacle, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Infosys, and Union Bank of India have joined hands to offer banking services on WhatsApp to the bank’s customers, according to The Banking & Finance Post.

partnership, WhatsApp, mobile banking

WhatsApp to tackle the US market

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 31 Jan 2022

Meta, formerly known as Facebook, has announced its first-ever US marketing push for one of the company’s social media and instant messaging apps, WhatsApp. The first TV ad aired in late January 2022 and the Meta’s intend is to make the instant messaging app as popular in the US as it is in Europe.

WhatsApp, product upgrade, Facebook, encryption

WhatsApp to test US payments made with Novi

News | Mobile Payments | 09 Dec 2021

Meta-owned social media platform WhatsApp is planning on testing its payment feature in the US, using Novi integration.

Novi, WhatsApp, Facebook, digital wallet, stablecoin, online payments

WhatsApp Payments to expand user base in India

News | Mobile Payments | 01 Dec 2021

The Meta-owned instant messaging platform WhatsApp has received permission from the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) to expand its user base.

online payments, mobile payments, QR code, QR payments, WhatsApp, cashback

WhatsApp integrates two new safety features

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 23 Nov 2021

WhatsApp has introduced Flash Calls and Message Level Reporting to allow users in India better security and control over the messaging app.

WhatsApp, product upgrade, digital identity, online security, identity verification

WhatsApp will include Facebook's Novi wallet in-app

News | Cryptocurrencies | 02 Nov 2021

Rebranded to Meta, Facebook has started testing its Novi cryptocurrency wallet on WhatsApp, as a part of a pilot programme in the US.

product launch, Facebook, e-wallet, cryptocurrency, WhatsApp

WhatsApp offers USD 1 cashback in India

News | Mobile Payments | 29 Oct 2021

WhatsApp has started offering cashback as it takes on PhonePe and Google Pay in India.

WhatsApp, mobile payments, UPI, cashback, product upgrade

WhatsApp offers QR code payments in Indian stores

News | Mobile Payments | 01 Oct 2021

Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp has announced that the camera icon in its chat composer will allow users to scan  QR codes to make payments in Indian stores.

product launch, WhatsApp, Facebook, contactless payments

WhatsApp pilots Business Directory in ecommerce drive

News | Ecommerce | 17 Sep 2021

WhatsApp has launched WhatsApp Business Directory as part of efforts to foster the development of ecommerce services at Facebook.

product upgrade, ecommerce, WhatsApp

WhatsApp tests changes to streamline in-app payments

News | Mobile Payments | 24 Aug 2021

WhatsApp has announced it is testing a change that will add a shortcut to make it easier and quicker to make payments from within the app.

product upgrade, WhatsApp, mobile payments, Tap-to-Pay

WhatsApp launches backgrounds to payments in India

News | Mobile Payments | 18 Aug 2021

Whatsapp has launched backgrounds to payments for its users, in collaboration with the National Payments Corporation of India.

mobile payments, product upgrade, partnership, WhatsApp, NPCI, UPI

Telkom launches virtual card for transacting on WhatsApp

News | Mobile Payments | 08 Jun 2021

Telkom has launched a Mastercard virtual card for use on WhatsApp, enabling Telkom Pay customers to make ecommerce payments in Africa. 

virtual card, Mastercard, product launch, WhatsApp, mobile payments

Mastercard cardholders can now send and receive money using WhatsApp in Brazil

News | Mobile Payments | 05 May 2021

The company has announced that Mastercard cardholders in Brazil can now send and receive money to and from friends and family through WhatsApp.

Mastercard, real-time payments, WhatsApp, tokenization, mobile payments

WhatsApp gains approval to relaunch its payments service in Brazil

News | Mobile Payments | 01 Apr 2021

WhatsApp has gained regulatory approval from Brazil’s central bank to relaunch its payments service in the country.

WhatsApp, mobile payments

Ukheshe Technologies, Infobip partner to create South Africa's first WhatsApp payment gateway

News | Mobile Payments | 16 Mar 2021

Digital fintech enablement provider Ukheshe Technologies and telco Infobip, have developed South Africa’s very first WhatsApp payment gateway.

WhatsApp, payment gateway, mobile payments, e-wallet, QR code