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WhatsApp denies encrypted messages can be intercepted

The security issue was detected by Tobias Boelter, a cryptography and security researcher.

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WhatsApp has denied reports that encrypted messages on its platform can be read or intercepted, saying that since April 2016, WhatsApp messages and calls are end-to-end encrypted by default. A security vulnerability that can be used to allow Facebook and others to intercept and read encrypted messages has been found within its WhatsApp messaging service, The Guardian reported on Friday. "The Guardian's story on an alleged 'backdoor' in WhatsApp is false. WhatsApp does not give governments a 'backdoor' into its systems. WhatsApp would fight any ...

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WhatsApp denies encrypted messages can be intercepted

The security issue was detected by Tobias Boelter, a cryptography and security researcher.

The security issue was detected by Tobias Boelter, a cryptography and security researcher. WhatsApp has denied reports that encrypted messages on its platform can be read or intercepted, saying that since April 2016, WhatsApp messages and calls are end-to-end encrypted by default. A security vulnerability that can be used to allow Facebook and others to intercept and read encrypted messages has been found within its WhatsApp messaging service, The Guardian reported on Friday. "The Guardian's story on an alleged 'backdoor' in WhatsApp is false. WhatsApp does not give governments a 'backdoor' into its systems. WhatsApp would fight any ... image
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WhatsApp denies encrypted messages can be intercepted

The security issue was detected by Tobias Boelter, a cryptography and security researcher.

WhatsApp has denied reports that encrypted messages on its platform can be read or intercepted, saying that since April 2016, WhatsApp messages and calls are end-to-end encrypted by default. A security vulnerability that can be used to allow Facebook and others to intercept and read encrypted messages has been found within its WhatsApp messaging service, The Guardian reported on Friday. "The Guardian's story on an alleged 'backdoor' in WhatsApp is false. WhatsApp does not give governments a 'backdoor' into its systems. WhatsApp would fight any ...

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