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WhatsApp introduces encryption option for chat backups

Friday 15 October 2021 | 09:30 CET | News
WhatsApp has added encryption for chat backups. The optional layer of extra security is available for backups stored on Google Drive or iCloud. The company introduced default end-to-end encryption for chat messages five years ago. The encrypted backup can be secured with either a password or 64-digit encryption key. The backups will then become inaccessible to both WhatsApp or the backup service provider.

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Categories: Internet / IT
Companies: Facebook / Google / WhatsApp
Countries: World
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