In addition to several very important innovations, including the launch of the service on multiple devices at once, the developers have prepared WhatsApp application one less lauded and anticipated, yet very useful feature in terms of privacy. The most used communicator in the world receives encrypted backup. In practice, this means that the content of conversations that you choose to store in the cloud storage will be “locked” against unauthorized reading.
Encrypted backup will work so that it will be turned on and then used during any backup or restore need to enter a password. It is said to be completely private and stored only on the phone. Therefore, neither the application operator nor third parties will know it. It will also be available generated encryption key with similar conditions. If the user loses it, no one will help him “open” the data.
So far, the WABetaInfo editorial office has managed to find the novelty in the latest test version 188.8.131.52 WhatsApp application. It should reach regular users in the coming weeks.
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