WHATSAPP’S VITAL SAFETY FEATURE ROLLED OUT

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WhatsApp has introduced end-to-end encryption even for chat back-ups. Earlier, the lack of encryption for backups could provide a loophole to malicious acts.

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WhatsApp claims that with the introduction of end-to-end encryption for chat back-ups, it has become the only large-scale messaging service to provide this level of security for people’s messages – from sending and transit, to receiving and storing in the cloud.

The popular messaging app with approximately 2billion monthly active users outranks Facebook messenger at 1.3billion and WeChat at 1.2 billion users.

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