Video chat backdoor
Whats App is an extremely popular mobile messaging service with over 1 billion daily users.That's an amazing figure, and the company prides itself in the apparent security it affords all of those users (provided they are running the latest version of the app).Whats App uses part of a security protocol developed by Open Whisper Systems, a company that has its own fully secure messaging app Signal (for i OS and Android). It may not be as obsessed with multimedia sharing as Whats App but its basic functions are the same - and fully end-to-end encrypted.
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Rudd’s assertion that “there should be no place for terrorists to hide” is an understandable one, but her misunderstanding of the security implications of banning all Whats App encryption is jarring.
Her comments came after it was revealed lone wolf attacker Khalid Masood used Whats App at some point before the events at Westminster. If Whats App were forced to create a backdoor into its service that allowed governments to spy on suspected terrorists, it would compromise the security of millions of users data.
If you’d like to learn a bit more about the issue, we’ve broken it down further for you.
Also see: Will Whats App encryption lead to a Whats App ban?