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WhatsApp rolls out end-to-end encryption for chat backups
The Free Press Journal | 15/10/2021 12:10 PM | Click to read full article
Facebook-owned WhatsApp has rolled out end-to-end encrypted chat backups for iOS and Android users globally.With the new update, if users choose to back up their chat history with end-to-end encryption, it will be accessible only to them, and no one will be able to unlock the backup.
Neither WhatsApp nor the backup service provider will be able to access their end-to-end encryption backup. The feature will be rolling out "slowly" for people on the latest version of the app