January 2017

WhatsApp. Are your messages at risk?

Loophole found in the implementation of the signal encryption protocol used by popular messaging service WhatsApp. In April 2016 the messaging giant implemented end to end encryption into its service for added security of its users. It has now come to light that the signal encryption protocol has not been implemented correctly and could potentially be used as a backdoor that could create new encryption keys. Whilst this cannot be used for mass surveillance of users it does leave individuals who are being targeted open to exploitation.

Read more source, The Guardian