Up to date: September 25, 2020 11:18:14 pm
WhatsApp on Friday stated messages despatched on its platform are end-to-end encrypted and solely the recipient of a message can learn the content material.
The assertion comes at a time when WhatsApp chats of Bollywood actors have been purportedly leaked and has raised considerations amongst WhatsApp customers about privateness of their conversations on the messaging platform.
“WhatsApp protects your messages with end-to-end encryption in order that solely you and the individual you’re speaking with can learn what is shipped, and no one in between can entry it, not even WhatsApp,” a WhatsApp spokesperson stated.
The spokesperson additionally stated that folks join on WhatsApp utilizing solely a cellphone quantity and that the Fb-owned firm doesn’t have entry to the message content material.
“WhatsApp follows steering supplied by working system producers for on-device storage and we encourage individuals to make the most of all of the security measures supplied by working methods comparable to robust passwords or biometric IDs to forestall third events from accessing content material saved on the machine,” the spokesperson stated.
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