End-to-end encryption makes communication on WhatsApp finally private

By | April 5th, 2016|Categories: Internet Tools, Mobile apps|Tags: |

End-to-end encryption makes communication on WhatsApp finally private - Whatsapp today have stepped up their privacy game by adding end-to-end encryption - it was one factor that was leaving them behind in the communication race with many other apps such as Telegram and Skype already using this method of secure communication. What is end to end encryption (E2EE) Whatspp end-to-end encryption was developed in collaboration with Open Whisper Systems. What it actually means is that no one - apart from who you allow - can read your chat or listen to your phone calls via WhatsApp - not hackers, cyber criminals, an internet service provider, government or indeed any other third party.  What they call cryptographic keys are used to encrypt and decrypt the messages. Basically all messages, documents, photos, videos, voice messages  are secured with a lock and key, and no one else can get your secret number unless you allow it. End-to-end encryption makes communication on WhatsApp finally private The absence of end to end encryption hasn't prevented the hoards of people using Whatsapp and signing up - with something like [...]