At a time when there is a growing concern over the security of users’ private data, and it being available for government agencies and hackers, WhatsApp, arguably the most popular instant messaging service, has added a new feature.
What is end-to-end encryption?
What did WhatsApp do?
Is WhatsApp encryption something new?
Verifying if someone is spying on the conversation!
The latest version of this popular messenger has an option of verifying the keys of users with whom the chat is on. This ensures that there is no man-in-the-middle attack. You can verify this Whatsapp key by scanning a QR code or by going to ‘verify security code’ option and comparing the 60 digit number.