There is a huge threat to the safety and privacy of WhatsApp users. This most popular instant messaging app of users has a major bug, so that any user’s chat can be easily read by cybercriminals. WhatsApp chats are end-to-end encrypted, but once backed up to iCloud or Google Drive, it is not considered completely secure.
Investigative agencies are accessible
Usually, chats that are saved on the cloud are entered into with a search warrant for criminal investigations. In that case, hackers can easily access whatsapp chats saved on iCloud or Google Drive.
Apple’s and Google’s systems are not enough
Apple and Google have made necessary arrangements for the safety of their users, and user chats have become increasingly secure, but this is not entirely called hacking proof. WhatsApp is understanding the seriousness of this issue. According to a report by WABetaInfo, WhatsApp is currently working on a feature that encrypts chats before saving them to the cloud.
WhatsApp Beta for Android 220.127.116.11: What’s New?
WhatsApp is finally rolling out end-to-end encrypted backups for beta testers today! Available at: https: //t.co/Exs95QbHcE
– WABetaInfo (@WABetaInfo) July 16, 2021
Features come out with the beta version
According to WABetaInfo, WhatsApp’s new feature name is end-to-end encrypted backup. The company is coming out with Android Beta version 18.104.22.168. WhatsApp’s beta users who have reached this update can back up their chat and media with google encryption.
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You need to set a password to encrypt whatsap chats and media. This password is required to restore the chats backup. Without it you will not be able to restore your chat history. This password is private and cannot be shared with WhatsApp, Google, Facebook or Apple.