Screenshots show end-to-end encryption for iOS version WhatsApp

Mar

25

2016

On the Internet are screenshots released a beta of WhatsApp for iOS, which shows how end-to-end encryption can be enabled. This seems standard much to be enabled as possible. It is also to see how the scanning of verification codes is done.

The screenshots WABetaInfo publishes , shows that the institutions of the beta of WhatsApp for iOS, an option ‘encryption’ with addition is a lock. Upon closing the lock end-to-end encryption is turned on, it is clear from the accompanying text. By default, the option to chats and phone calls, if possible, and users get a notification if a person changes his security.

In addition to see qr code that users can verify end-to-end encrypted messages and conversations are actually shared with the right person. In addition to scanning, there is a code that can compare them for an additional check.

This end-to-end encryption to WhatsApp is was known for chats and Tweakers saw the end of February that the voice-security option mentioned was in the translation section of the chat service. When implementing WhatsApp works with Open Whisper Systems, which itself developed the app Signal considered safe in security circles. At end-to-end encryption, the encryption is set up directly between the two parties derogatory, allowing third parties, including WhatsApp themselves unable to encryption keys. This allows the security for these chats will be greatly improved.

On the screenshots of WABetaInfo can also see a new uninstall option: users get the opportunity messages they want to keep checking and removing the rest. When WhatAspp goes wide release functionality is not known.

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