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Understanding WhatsApp and its end-to-end encryption for privacy, security

One of WhatsApp's key features is end-to-end encryption, which means the messages sent using WhatsApp are only visible to the sender and receiver of the message

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WhatsApp enforced end-to-end encryption on its platform in 2016

BS Web Team New Delhi
WhatsApp is one of the most commonly used instant messaging service, with a global user base of more than two billion. This Facebook-owned platform has around 400 million users in India, and that makes the country one of its biggest markets. Once a basic messaging platform, WhatsApp now supports video calling, file sharing, voice messages, etc, and boasts end-to-end encryption for privacy.
One of WhatsApp’s key features is end-to-end encryption, which means the messages sent using WhatsApp are visible only to the sender and receiver of the message. On paper, WhatsApp seems to be a secure instant messaging platform with privacy

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First Published: Sep 28 2020 | 2:19 PM IST

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