Facebook Insists No Security ‘Backdoor’ Is Planned for WhatsApp

The company is fighting back against rumors that it would scan messages on users’ phones prior to encryption

Yael Grauer
OneZero

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BBillions of people use the messaging tool WhatsApp, which added end-to-end encryption for every form of communication available on its platform back in 2016. This ensures that…

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Yael Grauer
OneZero

I’m an investigative reporter covering technology, online privacy and security, hacking and digital freedom. yael@yaelwrites.com