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Great news for all the love birds! Lastly, they find some space for themselves to have endless talks without any hindrance. The popular cross-platform mobile app- WhatsApp Messenger has granted them some online privacy across the world by establishing a default aspect of end-to-end encryption in it. With around 600 mn. account holders, the most favorite IM app WhatsApp collaborated with Open Whisper Systems to accelerate the matter of its user confidentiality and concealment enforcing rigid end-to-end encryption on each and every content of the text communication done through WhatsApp.
What Is End-To-End Encryption?
This means even if the makers wanted to scan your WhatsApp conversation and try prying it, they will fail in their endeavor even though it is enforced by the law officials. The creators define it as the “largest deployment of end-to-end encryption ever.” Hence, WhatsApp monitoring isn’t as easier as before! The developer of the TextSecure app-Moxie Marlinspike, which is especially designed for encryption, came up with yet another awe-striking and worth praising app used for security and privacy, Open Whisper System which is a non-profit company of software, practicing from last 3 years with its hard-working team to construct an open-source, advanced, strong encryption protocol’ for texting service, is now partnered with world’s famous mobile messaging app, WhatsApp Messenger. Although, As of now, WhatsApp’s end-to-end encryption extends its limits to only Android phones that too just with text messages, but very soon it will come up with iOS devices as well. Also, the application opens the door for eavesdropping attacks which is also known as man-in-the-middle (MitM) attacks. The Facebook Incorporation purchased WhatsApp this February for the amount of 19$ which is itself disapproved by its users from quite a while for the reason of it’s confidentially and security. Once the amendment unveiled it was given thumbs up to it publicly online. It is the largest company to agent ever a feature like end-to-end encryption.