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Facebook, WhatsApp will be forced to share encrypted messages with UK police: Report
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Facebook, WhatsApp will be forced to share encrypted messages with UK police: Report

This new rule is part of a new treaty between the two countries, which will reportedly be signed next month.

WhatsApp's end-to-end encryption feature is not essential, says Tamil Nadu lawyer
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WhatsApp's end-to-end encryption feature is not essential, says Tamil Nadu lawyer

Tamil Nadu state lawyers believe WhatsApp must have some semblance of traceability for investigating crimes.

WhatsApp vulnerability allowed hackers to manipulate messages, sender identity
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WhatsApp vulnerability allowed hackers to manipulate messages, sender identity

The vulnerability allowed hackers to change the content of the message in the quoted text.

WhatsApp can trace message origin, IIT Madras professor suggests two methods
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WhatsApp can trace message origin, IIT Madras professor suggests two methods

The professor suggests that the origin can be traced by embedding sender's information alongside content.

NSAB devises solution for WhatsApp to enable traceability without affecting encryption
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NSAB devises solution for WhatsApp to enable traceability without affecting encryption

Security experts say that WhatsApp does not need to open or read the messages to enable this feature.

IT Ministry writes to WhatsApp about report on child sexual abuse videos being shared
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IT Ministry writes to WhatsApp about report on child sexual abuse videos being shared

The IT Ministry has sought WhatsApp's response on its plans to tackle this issue.

WhatsApp is being rampantly used as a platform for child pornography: Report
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WhatsApp is being rampantly used as a platform for child pornography: Report

A probe was conducted on public WhatsApp groups, where participants add themselves via an invite link.

British minister claims that WhatsApp encryption allowed paedophiles to operate beyond the reach of the law
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British minister claims that WhatsApp encryption allowed paedophiles to operate beyond the reach of the law

WhatsApp’s end-to-end encryption communication services allowed paedophiles and other criminals to operate beyond the reach of the law.

WhatsApp encryption: Terrorist attacks are not a valid excuse for demanding backdoor access
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WhatsApp encryption: Terrorist attacks are not a valid excuse for demanding backdoor access

The recent terrorist attack at Westminster in London has yet again kicked off a debate about encrypted messaging services in general and WhatsApp in particular.

WhatsApp does not really 'delete' chats, even after you hit delete, says iOS expert
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WhatsApp does not really 'delete' chats, even after you hit delete, says iOS expert

A recent report hints that WhatsApp retains and stores chat logs, even after you have hit delete on these chats or archived them.

Law enforcement agencies face difficulty dealing with encrypted communications like WhatsApp says RS Prasad
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Law enforcement agencies face difficulty dealing with encrypted communications like WhatsApp says RS Prasad

Indian security agencies are unable to decrypt some of the communication on platforms like WhatsApp to readable formats for various reasons such as technical as well as legal and regulatory policy, Parliament was informed Friday.

WhatsApp's 'end-to-end' encryption claim may not be true
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WhatsApp's 'end-to-end' encryption claim may not be true

A complete secure conversation is something WhatsApp has promised. However, it may not be the complete truth.

WhatsApp adds end-to-end encryption for chats: Here's what you need to know
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WhatsApp adds end-to-end encryption for chats: Here's what you need to know

WhatsApp could have put out a slightly longer explanation instead of short one in chat, that lead to mass panic with everyone trying to get on board the encryption bandwagon by trying to verify themselves on their chats.

WhatsApp end-to-end encryption: Why it's not just about the ongoing Apple-FBI battle
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WhatsApp end-to-end encryption: Why it's not just about the ongoing Apple-FBI battle

In a well-timed announcement, we must say, WhatsApp has decided to bring end-to-end encryption to its user base, which is over 1 billion.

Facebook's WhatsApp turns on end-to-end encryption for over 1 billion users
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Facebook's WhatsApp turns on end-to-end encryption for over 1 billion users

Facebook on Tuesday announced it had bolstered the default encryption settings for the more than one billion users of its popular WhatsApp messaging service so that all messages will now be accessible only to the sender and recipient.

Did Sreesanth & Co use WhatsApp, BBM for spot-fixing? Asks Firstpost
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Did Sreesanth & Co use WhatsApp, BBM for spot-fixing? Asks Firstpost

News of former Indian cricketer S Sreesanth and two other Rajasthan Royals players, Ankeet Chavan and Ajit Chandila, being arrested for spot fixing during the