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WhatsApp Encryption
The most secure data communication WhatsApp encryption is now available for all its users:
So far, we have enjoyed the amazing features of WhatsApp app on your mobile. WhatsApp is the one of the top applications which we commonly use for our communications equivalent to Facebook. There are numerous features that we have with WhatsApp. But, this time, they provided a most secured feature, i.e., WhatsApp encryption. Let’s have a glance of the complete details of the WhatsApp end-to-end encryption service.
WhatsApp Encryption
The thought to develop WhatsApp encryption service has begun two years back, and it took almost two years to design and deploy this feature for all its users. You can avail this service on all the mobile phones like Android, Windows, and iPhone, etc.
Recently, Jan Koum the co-founder of WhatsApp has announced this feature on his Facebook page, and it has come into existence for all its users on their mobile phones. WhatsApp is now prioritized to provide a better secure data and communication service. All the messages, files, photos, videos, and voice, etc. everything you share through WhatsApp is completely safe.
With WhatsApp encryption, every message that you share with an individual or the group is completely secured as the receiver can only view the message. Every communication that you make is private and no cyber criminals, hackers or regimes can see your information.
WhatsApp end-to-end encryption
With the Signal ProtocolWhatsApp end-to-end encryption service provides the protected messages. It uses the Message key for encryption using the AES256 in CBC mode and for authentication HMAC-SHA256 is used.
When you open the message for the first time, it shows a message “Messages you send to this chat and calls are now secure with end-to-end encryption. Tap for more info.”
After making necessary setting changes, provide the QR code to make the chat settings encrypted. If the QR code matches the messages get encrypted and a green tick mark showed. You can initially verify this end-to-end encryption service between two mobiles and can try how it works. Try this fantastic feature of WhatsApp encryption on your phone and check how it works.

Originally posted 2016-04-10 08:12:21.