Don’t Panic! What­sApp is All En­crypted

The Economic Times - - Disruption: -


San Fran­cisco: What­sApp says it’s now us­ing a pow­er­ful form of en­cryp­tion to pro­tect the se­cu­rity of photos, videos, group chats and voice calls in ad­di­tion to the text mes­sages. What­sApp be­gan ap­ply­ing “end-to-end” en­cryp­tion to stan­dard mes­sages sent on An­droid smart­phones in 2014. Af­ter grad­u­ally ex­pand­ing to other for­mats, What­sApp con­firmed that its en­cryp­tion now works with all forms of com­mu­ni­ca­tion on its app.

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