WhatsApp has made end-to-end encryption the default for all Android users, following a partnership with nonprofit software group Open Whisper Systems.
Privacy is a big deal with users and it should be. Private messages and information should remain exactly that, private. With this encryption, WhatsApp messages are more private than they have ever been.
Open Whisper System’s encryption protocol is also used to secure TextSecure. The encryption does not need users to turn it on.
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