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WhatsApp reportedly working on ‘cloud backups encryption’ for chats

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As WhatsApp takes on criticism over privateness issues, it has emerged that the Facebook-owned app is engaged on “cloud backups encryption” for its chats.

“As beforehand introduced, WhatsApp is engaged on cloud backups encryption,” reported WABetaInfo, an internet site that retains an in depth eye on updates associated to WhatsApp.

The platform mentioned that the chat database and media can be protected against “unauthorized entry when utilizing a password”. It added that the password will stay personal and won’t be despatched to WhatsApp.

It is going to be obtainable in a future construct for iOS and Android,” mentioned WABetaInfo.

WhatsApp reportedly working on 'cloud backups encryption' for chats

It clarified that presently the chat database is already encrypted however the media information should not included in it. It added that the “algorithm is reversible and it isn’t end-to-end encrypted”.

Native Android backups can be appropriate with this characteristic,” mentioned the web site. It reminded customers as soon as once more that chat database and media “can be encrypted utilizing a password” that solely the consumer will know.

Hassan Zia is an accomplished News writer & working journalist in the industry for over 5 years. At Pakistan print media he established his skills in writing and publishing multiple news stories of daily reporting beats ranging from crime, drama, business, entertainment. An activist at heart Zia believes in sensitizing audiences on issues of social justice and equality. Using powerful technique of storytelling on humanistic themes: women, children, labor, peace & diversity etc. his work underpins the causes he’s concerned about. Besides being known for his activism and community work Zia is also associated with renowned universities as a visiting faculty member for over 3 years now. His academic background is a Masters in Mass in Communication.